Viral infection cases rise in Surat, H3N2 cases rise
- Cases increased due to mixed environment
- A large number of children are in the grip of viral infections
- Fever, chills, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, and increase in typhoid cases
A mixed atmosphere has been seen in the state for the past few days. Along with this, a large number of children are coming under the grip of viral infection. At present, the number of viral infection patients is increasing in Surat Civil. Patients who are coming to the hospital are seeing complaints of fever, chills, cough, diarrhea, vomiting. Apart from this, the number of typhoid patients is currently increasing. The particular problem of the patients is that they have cold and cough for 30 consecutive days.
Cases increased due to mixed environment
If we look at the weather of the last few days, sometimes hot and sometimes rainy season is seen. Especially children are seen to be under the grip of viral infections during the mixed season due to low immunity. Surat’s civil hospital has seen a noticeable increase in daily cases of viral infections. But the good thing is that only 10% of patients are getting admitted.
See what symptoms you get
The symptoms of viral infection are especially similar to the symptoms of corona. If the infection reaches the lungs, the patient’s life may be at risk. Doctors predict that this condition occurs due to changing seasons.
Dos and don’ts to avoid H3N2
To avoid this virus, people have been advised to wash their hands regularly, not to shake hands and not to spit in public. If the symptoms related to the virus are known, wearing a mask, avoiding going to crowded places in public, covering the mouth with a handkerchief while coughing or sneezing, taking plenty of fluids, and not touching the eyes and nose have also been emphasized. If the body is in pain, they are told to take paracetamol.
What are the symptoms of the virus?
According to the Indian Medical Association, symptoms of this virus include cough, restlessness, vomiting, sore throat, fever, body aches and diarrhea. Mostly children below five years of age and people above 60 years of age are coming under the grip of this virus. Apart from this, diabetic patients and those with lung related diseases are also likely to fall prey to this virus very quickly. However, the effect of this virus attack lasts for seven days. In which there is fever for three days. But the cough persists for a long time i.e. even up to three weeks in some cases.