This is with reference to “70% of active cases.… from just five states” (Indian Express dt. 08-07-2020). It is seen that most states with high covid rates are rice-consuming states; most wheat-eating states like UP, Bihar etc have low covid rates. Also, Zinc is said to fight the covid infection. Hence a diet recommended for sugar patients – with more wheat and less sugar and rice – may be provided to corono patients – and perhaps to all patients with breathing difficulties.