The decline in COVID-19 positive cases, drop in death rate, and impressive recovery figures give people of Andra Pradesh enough reasons to cheer.
But, does the flattening curve mean that the threat of the dreaded virus is subsided? Well, doctors say no.
‘Kerala, an example’
The COVID-19 threat is very much there and lowering of guard or flouting the measures such as wearing mask, frequent washing of hands and maintaining social distance may lead to the second wave like the one was witnessed in Kerala and elsewhere in the world, say doctors.
Many people, even the educated ones, seem to think that the drop in positive cases is an indication that the virus is on the wane. Though the wishful thinking is all right, giving the norms the go-by can have serious consequences, say experts.
Many people are now seen visiting public places, jostling through crowd and taking part in social…