India confirmed cases of Covid-19 exceeds 8 million New Delhi, October 29 The cumulative number of confirmed cases of the new crown in India exceeded 8 million on the 29th, becoming the second country after the United States with more than 8 million confirmed cases.
Indian experts said that the spread of the country’s new crown has slowed down, but the upcoming winter and some festivals may trigger new fluctuations in India’s new crown epidemic.
According to data released by the Ministry of Health of India on the 29th, as of the morning of the same day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in India had increased to 8,040,203, with a cumulative total of 120,527 deaths.
In the past 24 hours, India has newly confirmed 49,881 cases and 517 new deaths. The number of new cases has increased significantly from the level two days ago, which shows that the epidemic has fluctuated greatly.
After the cumulative number of confirmed cases in India exceeded 5 million on September 16, the time taken for each million new cases began to extend.
It took 12 days to go from 5 million to 6 million, and 13 days to go from 6 million to 7 million. The latest It took 18 days to increase 1 million cases, which shows that the spread of the new crown in India has slowed down.
A study conducted by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad and other institutions in mid-October showed that India had crossed the peak of the new crown epidemic in September.
According to the current development trend of the epidemic, it is expected to contain the epidemic in February next year. This study predicts that the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown in India will be controlled at about 10.6 million by the beginning of next year.
The study also believes that the coming winter and certain festivals in India may increase the country’s chance of infection with the new coronavirus, and the public should not relax their vigilance and neglect protection.
Indian Prime Minister Modi made a televised speech on the 20th of this month, calling on people to celebrate the holiday at home as much as possible, and at the same time pay attention to abide by the new crown prevention and control regulations, and strictly prevent the deterioration of the epidemic.
Some Indian experts pointed out that India is about to enter the season of high influenza incidence, and the high incidence of influenza and new crown infectious diseases may put more pressure on the Indian medical system.
In addition, the air quality in northern India usually declines in winter, which will also increase the incidence of respiratory diseases to some extent.