Government panel scientists say 'half the cases of 2nd wave expected in 3rd wave of COVID19

New Delhi: A scientist in a government committee dealing with Covid-19 pandemic modelling said that the third wave of coronavirus might peak between October-November, but the second wave of coronavirus may peak between October-November appropriate practices are not followed. Half of the daily cases recorded during the wave could be seen. Manindra Agarwal, working on the 'formula model' or mathematical estimation of Kovid-19, also said that if a new form of the virus arises, the third wave can spread rapidly. The Department of Science and Technology had last year constituted the committee to forecast the increase in cases of coronavirus infection using mathematical models. Besides Agarwal, a scientist from IIT Kanpur, the committee also includes scientist M Vidyasagar from IIT Hyderabad and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defense Staff (Medical) Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar.

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