The reasons for the continuous decline in coronavirus an infection numbers since final month haven’t been clear. The numbers have fallen sharply – regardless that journey restrictions have eased, financial and different actions have resumed and, to a big extent, normalcy has returned.
There has additionally been no discount within the variety of checks, nor has the illness prevalence within the inhabitants reached a stage the place ‘herd immunity’ must be factored in. The usage of face masks, and bodily distancing are removed from being common.
The federal government-appointed scientific committee has not spelt out the doable causes for the decline in coronavirus numbers. However two of its members supplied insights into what may very well be taking place.
“A latest case examine of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu printed within the journal Science a number of weeks in the past confirmed that nearly 70 per cent of contaminated folks weren’t passing the illness to others. The virus was spreading solely by way of a small set of people who find themselves known as super-spreaders,” Prof Manindra Agrawal, a member of the committee, advised The Indian Categorical.