The elections and Kumbh held last month are the main reasons for the rapid spread of Corona infection in the country. This has also been proved by the World Health Organization (WHO) report. In an update released on Wednesday by the WHO regarding corona, there are several possible reasons behind the rise of corona infection in India.
However, the WHO did not name any event but said that large crowds in many religious and political events are also one of the reasons for increasing infection. In these events, he was taken aback. The WHO has also said that the situation is not clear about how much these factories played in increasing the infection.
The WHO states that the B.1.617 variant of the Corona was first revealed in India in October 2020. The rise in corona cases and deaths here has raised many questions about some other variants like B.1.617 and B.1.1.7.
The World Health Organization’s Weekly Update stated that 0.1% of India’s corona positive samples were sequenced on the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID). So that corona variants can be detected. It was revealed that due to many variants like B.1.1.7 and B.1.612, corona cases in India increased.
More growth of B.1.617 variant of Corona
According to the WHO, as of the end of April, 21% of Corona cases in India were found to have B.1.617.1 variants and 7% had B.1.617.2. It was also revealed that the growth rate of both these variants is much higher than other variants. According to the World Health Organization, Britain has the highest number of cases of B.1.617 after India.
Last week, 50% of the cases worldwide were from India.
Regarding the condition of corona worldwide, the World Health Organization says that there has been a slight decrease in new cases and deaths of infections in the past week. During this period, 55 lakh new cases came and 90,000 people lost their lives. 50% of the cases and 30% of the deaths occurred in India. Last week, 95% of the total cases in South-East Asia were from India and 93% of the total deaths occurred in India.