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Corona: Symptoms of flu are visible in the body, consider it as corona, isolate yourself

The crowd of people suffering from flu in hospitals has increased significantly. Compared to last month, twice as many people are reaching for treatment. Dr Vikas Kumar of Delhi’s Sanjay Gandhi Hospital said that till last month 150 to 200 people used to come to OPD with flu-like symptoms every day, but now this number has increased to around 400.

Omicron flu-like symptoms

Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in the country. Most of the patients who are reaching the hospitals of infection have flu-like symptoms. People are coming to the OPDs of hospitals with the problem of cough, cold and runny nose. On testing, corona is being confirmed in these people. Doctors say that 80 to 90 percent of patients with flu symptoms are getting corona. In such a situation, if someone has persistent flu symptoms, then he should isolate himself considering it as a corona.

The crowd of people suffering from flu in the OPDs of hospitals in Delhi and NCR has increased significantly. Compared to last month, twice as many people are reaching the hospital. Dr Vikas Kumar of Delhi’s Sanjay Gandhi Hospital said that till last month 150 to 200 people used to come to OPD with flu-like symptoms every day, but now this number has increased to around 400. These people have headache, persistent cough and cold. Most of these people are getting positive on corona test, although very few of these patients need to be admitted. People who have trouble breathing or have low oxygen levels. They are being recruited.

Doctor Vikas Kheria of Noida’s District Hospital says that till last month 140 to 160 patients used to come to OPD with these symptoms, but now this number has reached to 450. Dr. Vikas says that about 95 percent of the people who come to the OPD have mild symptoms of corona. They are being advised to get treatment at home. RP Singh of District MMG Hospital, Ghaziabad, says that the number of patients with fever and flu has increased even in his OPD. These people are being advised to get COVID test done.

These symptoms are visible due to Omicron

Doctor Neeraj Nischal of the Department of Medicine of AIIMS says that at this time if you are constantly feeling symptoms like cough, cold, sore throat or headache, then consider it as corona and isolate yourself. Dr. Neeraj says that due to Omicron variant, these symptoms are showing in corona patients. Because at present, about 80 percent of the people are getting Omicron. Since the symptoms of this variant are almost flu-like. That is why most of the people are facing these problems.

People with comorbidities take care

Dr. Neeraj says that if people with comorbidity see such symptoms, then they should immediately start treatment after consulting doctors. Because it is seen that most of the corona patients in hospitals are those who already have a serious illness.

Also read: Corona: Corona cases are decreasing in Delhi and Mumbai, are the cases decreasing by reducing the number of tests

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