Second Wave Not Over, As ‘R-Value’ High In 8 States, Warns Health Ministry

Must read

Swastika Dubey
Swastika Dubey
Swastika Dubey is a content writer who loves to write about trending entertainment topics, fashion, and lifestyle. She also loves to listen to classic old Hindi songs and travel to new places in her leisure time. Her writing is well researched, covering important aspects and core of the topic covering crucial points.

Highlights:

  • The second wave of Covid-19 is not yet over as nearly 30,000 new cases reported every day.
  • According to the health ministry, rising R-Value in eight states is causing concern.
  • The R number is a method of determining how quickly Covid-19 or any other disease can spread.

The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, triggered by Delta, is still ongoing, with the ‘R-Value’ increasing in eight states, according to the Central Government, which described it as a “significant problem.” The government’s comments were prompted by fears of a third wave.

The states with the highest R factors are Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, and Kerala.

According to statistics, the number of daily new cases of coronavirus reported around the world is remained high, with more than 4.7 lakh infections reported per day.

Also Read: Glenmark Could Launch Nasal Spray For COVID-19 In India Later This Year

Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry, said during a routine briefing on Covid-19, “Covid-19 cases are being recorded in large numbers all across the world, and the epidemic is far from ending. In India, the second wave is still going strong.”

“On average, the United States, Canada, Australia, and India have a R number of 1.2. This means that a single infected person can infect multiple people. In eight Indian states, the R number is high,” Agarwal said.

In the week ending August 2, 44 districts across 12 states and Union Territories recorded a weekly Covid-19 positive rate of over 10%, according to the Centre.

A surge in daily new Covid cases has been reported in 18 districts across six states in the last four weeks, including Kerala, Manipur, Maharashtra, and Arunachal Pradesh.

Kerala had recorded 49.85 percent of the total coronavirus cases in the previous week, according to the data.

According to the Center, the total number of coronavirus vaccination doses given out in July was more than double that of May.

What is the R number?

The R number is a technique of assessing the spreadability of Covid-19 or any other disease. The R number is also used to determine growth rate and current cases.

According to a Union Health Ministry official, it is the average number of new infections generated by one infected individual during the course of the infectious period.

When the R number is greater than one, it indicates that the case trajectory is increasing and must be managed, Agarwal continued.

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in India increased to 3,17,26,507 on Tuesday, with 30,549 more people testing positive for the infection, while the active caseload decreased after six days.

According to data updated at 8 a.m. by the Union health ministry, the death toll has risen to 4,25,195, with 422 new fatalities.

- Advertisement -

More articles

18 COMMENTS

  1. With havin so much content and articles do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright violation? My website has a lot of unique content I’ve either created myself or outsourced but it seems a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without my authorization. Do you know any techniques to help protect against content from being ripped off? I’d genuinely appreciate it.

  2. Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on that. And he just bought me lunch as I found it for him smile Therefore let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

  3. I have been exploring for a bit for any high quality articles or weblog posts in this kind of space . Exploring in Yahoo I at last stumbled upon this website. Reading this information So i am happy to express that I’ve an incredibly just right uncanny feeling I discovered just what I needed. I such a lot indisputably will make sure to don?¦t disregard this site and give it a glance on a relentless basis.

  4. Thank you for another wonderful article. Where else could anyone get that type of information in such a perfect method of writing? I’ve a presentation subsequent week, and I am on the look for such information.

  5. When I initially commented I clicked the -Notify me when new feedback are added- checkbox and now every time a comment is added I get 4 emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can take away me from that service? Thanks!

  6. My brother suggested I may like this web site. He was entirely right. This post truly made my day. You can not believe simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thank you!

  7. I’m still learning from you, while I’m trying to achieve my goals. I definitely enjoy reading all that is posted on your website.Keep the aarticles coming. I enjoyed it!

  8. Fantastic beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend your website, how could i subscribe for a blog site? The account helped me a acceptable deal. I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered bright clear concept

  9. I genuinely enjoy examining on this internet site, it has got fantastic content. “One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” by Andre Gide.

  10. I am curious to find out what blog system you’re working with? I’m having some small security issues with my latest site and I would like to find something more secure. Do you have any recommendations?

  11. Very nice article and right to the point. I don’t know if this is really the best place to ask but do you folks have any thoughts on where to hire some professional writers? Thx 🙂

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article