Coronavirus concern reduces toll of non-Covid sicknesses

Lucknow, September 19

The battle for human survival in the course of the coronavirus pandemic has been on for the previous few months. Data highlighting deaths as a result of an infection has created concern amongst individuals however there’s a brighter aspect to it as effectively. The pandemic has rotated the way of life as individuals have stopped needlessly thronging the streets.

People have additionally began taking note of their meals habits and are extra involved about their well being and life-style.

The end result of the pandemic is marked by gradual discount of deaths as a result of different sicknesses. The toll as a result of normal sicknesses and highway accidents has lowered. This is what knowledge from varied hospitals and well being departments have proven.

In Uttar Pradesh, 4,79,383 individuals died from January 2019  to June 2019 as a result of sicknesses and different causes as in comparison with 2,91,387 individuals within the corresponding interval this 12 months. This is obvious from knowledge for the final three years.

According to knowledge revealed by the federal government, “The number of non-Covid deaths in government, army and railway hospitals in 2018 was 51,439. In 2019 the number declined to 47,939 but this year it has drastically come down to 24,964. In the same way the decrease in overall toll was also seen. For instance, between January and June last year, there were 4,97,383 deaths in the state. During the same time period this year, the toll stood at 2,91,387. Though there is a deviation in this number every month, the reduction in overall mortality rate was a good sign. This change is visible especially in view of the changing attitude of people towards health.”

Gorakhpur chest specialist Dr. V.N. Aggarwal mentioned, “The lowest number of deaths occurred when the lockdown was strictly in force. The absence of road accidents due to traffic closure was also a major factor contributing to it. Deaths due to environmental pollution also declined. Mortality rates for heart patients have also decreased due to the increased awareness towards health. This is also a positive sign.”

Data launched by the state authorities reveals there have been 89,515 deaths in January 2019 and 84,217 in January 2020 adopted by 87,830 in February 2019 and 56,431 in February 2020, with 82,830 in March 2019 and 42,692 in March 2020. As many as 69,550 deaths have been reported in April 2019 and 20,838 in April 2020, 70,181 in May 2019 and 32,085 in May 2020, and 79,325 in June 2019 and 55,124 in June 2020.”—IANS

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