A Covid check evaluation by the UT well being division after February has reported that 45% females tested optimistic for the novel coronavirus in nearly two months as in comparison with 42% females from the beginning of the pandemic in March-end 2020 until February 2021.
Before February, most females who had been contaminated had been in the age group of 21 and 30 years, the identical as in males. In this age group, 2,614 males had been contaminated and a couple of,090 females tested optimistic. Before February,13% of these above 61 years of age had been contaminated. Out of those, 1,575 had been males and 1,093 females. After February, the infections in the identical bracket elevated to 17%, with 373 males and 340 females. The information is till March 22.
“This gender distinction seen beforehand throughout Covid is altering. Perhaps, it’s as a result of Covid-appropriate behaviour just isn’t being adopted by females now,” stated Dr Amandeep Kang, director well being companies, UT.
The well being division has in contrast the information of Covid sufferers gender-wise earlier than February and on and after the month. There had been 20,275 sufferers earlier than February, whereas 4,203 sufferers’ information was analysed after this era.
The highest prevalence of 23% was reported in the age group of 21 and 30 years in the earlier than February interval (first wave), which was decreased to 21% in the second wave.