In many countries including India, Corona is again gaining momentum and the situation is only getting worse. Last time, where this epidemic did not catch children much, its second wave could prove more dangerous for children. According to recently released data, 79,688 children have been infected with a corona in five states in the last month. Most children who get infected are aged 2–16 years. Therefore it is important that all precautions are taken for the children as well. Any kind of negligence can prove dangerous.
Why is infection increasing in children?
Health experts believe that – weak immunity in children, increasing negligence may be the reason for increasing infection.
Apart from this, playing in play area, living in groups, increased exposure in traveling is also the reason. – Negligence regarding hygiene and mask is also a big reason for this.
Symptoms of corona in child
Mild symptoms of corona have been seen in most children compared to adults. Apart from this, different symptoms can also be seen in children from adults. If you also see any of the following symptoms in children, then be cautious and seek medical help immediately.
– cold cough
– Fever or chills
– Skin rashes
– Reddening of eyes
– Pain in body or joints
– Feeling like vomiting, stomach cramps
– Blue on the lips, face and lips
– Fatigue, lethargy and excessive sleepiness
– Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
– Sore throat
Missing taste or smell
What to do when the child becomes corona positive?
Children are recovering faster than adults and they are less likely to have serious problems. Therefore, they do not have to run away from the hospital if they are positive. They can be well taken care of at home.
– Keep children in isolation.
– The parents who take care of them also take all necessary precautions.
– Wear a mask. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water frequently.
– Keep sanitizing the room the child is in.
– If the child is so big that he can wear a mask, then also keep him wearing a mask.
– Stay in touch with the doctor.
– If the fever lasts for more than five days or if there is difficulty in breathing, take it to the doctor immediately.
– Most children are recovering after 2-3 days of fever, so there is no need to panic.
– Keep in mind that the infection of COVID can be spread through children also, so do not take any kind of carelessness.