COVID-19: Peak of second wave may come in second week of May

Srinagar: THe model created by IIT scientists, between 14 and 18 May, the number of active cases of corona infection in India can be between 38 to 48 lakhs. Scientists say that the peak of the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in India may come in two-three weeks.

According to a report published in the newspaper The Hindu , the peak may come between May 14 and 18, during which the total number of active cases in the country can go up to 38 to 48 lakhs.

According to a model made on the basis of data from IIT scientists, between May four to eight, 4.4 lakh cases of infection can be reported every day.

On Monday, a record 3,52,991 cases of corona infection were recorded in the country while 2,812 people died due to it. On Monday, the total number of active cases in the country reached 28,13,658.

Scientists from IIT Kanpur and Hyderabad have created a model based on the probability of being infected, the possibility of virus not being detected in the test and the probability of positivity. On the basis of which he has said that by the end of the second week of May the active cases can increase up to one million. (PTK)