Kolkata: Eyes wide open: ‘Coronasomnia’ plays havoc with survivors’ sleep, mental health – ET HealthWorld

KOLKATA: A significant number of Covid survivors have been suffering from post-Covid sleeplessness, termed “coronasomnia”, with complaints related to sleep-wake cycle that, in turn, have been affecting moods and triggering anxiety. This has prompted the Institute of Psychiatry, which has received many of these “coronasomnia” cases over the last few weeks, to collate data and study the reasons behind it. It is trying to find out whether Covid directly affects the central nervous system (CNS).“Covid may have caused clouding of the CNS, which makes people stay up all night. It…

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13 states see weekly Covid cases rise – ET HealthWorld

It is not just Kerala and its neighbouring states where Covid infections have been rising over the past few days. As many as 13 states recorded an increase in cases last week, apart from Tamil Nadu which saw no change, although absolute numbers remained low at most places, reports Amit Bhattacharya. The hill states of north India saw the maximum rise in fresh cases during the July 26-August 1 week compared with the previous seven days. Himachal registered a 64% surge, the highest in the country, with cases rising from…

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