Flu in the air
In March, the Union government said that three viruses from the flu/influenza A and B families — A H1N1pdm09, A H3N2 and B Victoria — were causing a national surge in fever cases.
There is an outbreak of influenza in the city, but we are also seeing Covid cases… But EG.5.1 is unlikely to cause a big surge or severity in cases. Few need hospitalization.
Dr Pratit Samdani | Breach Candy Hospital
Proportions of households that have one or more members with viral/Covid-like symptoms:
(The date is based on survey of 20,000 people by community social media platform Local Circles)
Given the rise of Eris variant of Covid in several countries and flights running, it may be a good practice to mask.
Sachin Taparia | Local Circles