The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning regarding increasing cases of corona among the youth. According to the WHO, corona cases are increasing rapidly among youth worldwide. In the past 5 months, the infection among youth aged 15 to 24 has increased threefold.
This is between 24 February to 12 July, the rate of infection has increased from 4.5 to 15 per cent. At the same time, cases have increased from 0.8 per cent to 4.6 per cent in the age group of 5 to 14 years. According to experts, such cases will increase when the scope of testing will increase and schools would be reopened.
60 lakh cases related to youth in 5 months
According to the World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom, we have said before and will say that the youth are not safe at all. Youth can become infected, they can also die and they can spread the infection to others rapidly.
According to the WHO, the reason for the increasing cases of COVID among the youth is their nightclub partying and walking on the beaches. These reasons are increasing cases worldwide. In the last five months, there have been 60 lakh cases of infection among youth.
Not only America, but new cases also increased in European and Asian countries
According to the WHO, new cases of corona among young people are not only coming up in American countries, but are also increasing in European (Spain, Germany, France) and Asian countries such as Japan. Neesa Ernest, nurse manager at John Hopkins Hospital, says the youth are not very serious about social distancing and masking.
According to Neyssa Ernest, the risk of spreading corona infection during travel increases. The most out of the youth is because they go to jobs, they go to the beach and pubs. He is also currently in the business of buying household items.
Increased cases of infection may bring a second wave of COVI1-19 during the winter season
Experts say that the way infection cases are increasing, they could be the cause of the second wave of COVID-19. Many countries need to implement new rules for travelling. At the same time, there are some countries like Vietnam where new cases have started appearing again after the infection has stopped.