News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Sun, 06 Sep 2020 06:19 AM IST
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The How India Lives website has pointed to community dissemination. There are cases of infection in 714 districts, on the basis of which 94.76% of the population is at risk of infection.
Sero survey and increasing data shows that virus is getting from small towns to rural areas which is pointing towards community spread.
IPH, a group of the Indian Association of Epidemiologists, says that even after six months, the conditions indicate fear, anxiety and discrimination.
At the same time, public health experts say that so far, what is the situation of spread of virus in rural areas and how many cases are there, nothing is clear.
60 percent of the cases in Odisha from villages
Prof. of Chennai Institute of Mathematical Sciences According to Sitabha Sinha, most of the active cases today are in metropolitan cities and surrounding areas.
R value means how many people are being infected by one infected person. This will give an idea of the speed of the spread of the virus. Of the cases reported so far in Odisha, 60 per cent of the cases are from rural areas and its number is continuously increasing.