Are We Heading Towards the Fourth Wave of COVID In India?
Researchers earlier predicted we might face the fourth wave of COVID-19 in India. To avert it, you need to take some precaution
Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Infection
The data shows that India has got as many as 12,781 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours
States with a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases include UP, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi and Maharashtra
As these states have still not received any severe cases so far, experts warn patients who have influenza-like illnesses
Omicron Sub variants to Blame?
Some experts believe the above surge may be due to Omicron sub-lineages like BA.2.38 and BA.2
While European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention declared BA.5 and BA.4 to be the variants of concern
Symptoms to Watch Out For
Omicron variant symptoms are gastrointestinal issues, joint pain, runny nose, sore throat, fever
Other symptoms that make the patient critical include dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath and more
The best way to avoid the fourth wave ofCOVID-19 is by taking precaution like wearing masks, going for booster shots, etc