New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan confirmed the possibility of an increase in Covid cases during the winter. Citing the examples of the European countries, the minister commented that reports are indicating a surge in corona cases during winter since respiratory illnesses are tend to thrive in cooler weather.
“Hence, we are emphasising on the precautionary measures which are easy to follow. No need to fear and shudder. Wear the mask and maintain social distancing. Prevention is better than cure,” the minister added. The overcrowding in residential dwellings of people in the winter season may cause the increase in the transmission of Covid.