More than 1.15 lakh new cases of Coronavirus infection have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours and these are the highest daily cases of infection since the onset of global epidemic.
Amidst growing cases of corona in the country, many startling figures are coming out. The most surprising thing is that this time a large number of children are also falling prey to corona. According to data from the Union Health Ministry, corona infection in children is also spreading very fast in some states. Eleven states of the country where corona infection has been found to be the highest, the rate of infection among children is quite high.
According to data from the Union Ministry of Health, in Maharashtra, 9882 cases of five-year-old children were reported from March 1 to April 4, 2021, 14660 between the ages of six to ten years and 36142 in juveniles from eleven to seventeen years. Overall, if we talk about children, 60684 cases are only infected children in Maharashtra.
Chhattisgarh on second position
In case of infection in children up to the age of five years, 922, 1374 from six to ten years and 3644 cases have been found between eleven to seventeen years. Corona infection has been found in a total of 5940 children in Chhattisgarh between March 1 and April 4, 2021.
Corona is spreading fast in Delhi
If we look at the data from March 1 to April 4, 2021 in Delhi, we find that 441 children between the age of five years, 662 between the ages of six to ten years, 1630 from the age of eleven to seventeen years, and if the total case Talking about 2733 cases have been found.
Uttar Pradesh is not far behind in corona infection
Uttar Pradesh is also named in cases of infection in children. Where 471 cases have been reported in children up to five years, 671 in children aged between six and ten years and 1862 cases have been reported between eleven to seventeen years. If we talk about total infection, 3004 is between March 1 of the previous month and April 4 of this month.
Need to be cautious
Former AIIMS director Dr. MC Mishra said that although the infection was less in children earlier, this year is getting more than before. The reason for this is that this year the virus is spreading very fast. Because of this, we need to be more vigilant than before.
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