KATHMANDU: As cases COVID-19 continue to increase, a myth that spreads with the disease is that it affects the elderly while the youth are spared.
Youth, however, often have an asymptomatic or moderate symptomatic infection, affecting COVID 19.
The data show that most people who are infected with coronavirus in the age group of 20 to 39 years are infected every day.
In the age group over 60 years, the number of infected people is lower than younger people.
In the last ten days, most infected persons are aged between 20 and 39 years, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.
Throughout that time, 40,810 individuals were infected in that age group.
According to estimates, the total number of people who were infected aged 60 years or older was 10,128.
In the last 10 days, 30 682 individuals were more likely infected in the 20-39-year age group than in the 60-year age group and older.