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Covid third wave may see half the cases recorded during second surge, says govt panel scientist

The Indian Express | 04/07/2021 03:26 PM | Click to read full article

A possible third wave of coronavirus infection can hit its peak between October-November if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed, but it may see half the daily cases recorded during the second surge, said a scientist of a government panel tasked with modelling of Covid-19 cases.

However, Covid infection can spread faster during the third wave if any new virulent variant of SARS-CoV-2 emerges, said Manindra Agarwal who is working with the Sutra Model — the mathematical projection of the Covid -19 trajectory.

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