Third Wave Of Coronavirus: Professor of IIT Kanpur has claimed that like South Africa, Omicron is not likely to have much effect on India.
- Election rallies can prove to be super spreaders
- The third wave will peak in March
- The effect of the third wave will be less than that of the second wave
Kanpur: Professor Manindra Agrawal of IIT Kanpur has said that the third wave of coronavirus pandemic will end by April. However, the scientist warned that rallies can prove to be a super spreader for corona infection during elections because it is not easy to follow the Corona Guidelines in such gatherings.
- When will the risk of infection increase?
Professor Manindra Aggarwal said that if a large number of people reach election rallies without following the guidelines, then the risk of infection increases to a great extent. In this case, there is a need to be careful. If there are rallies, the transition can pick up speed ahead of time.
- When will the third wave of corona end in the country?
According to Professor Manindra Agarwal, who predicted the epidemic on the basis of his mathematical model, the third wave will come in India in January and 1.8 lakh cases may come daily in March. The third wave will be a matter of reliefHe said, ‘It will be a matter of relief. That only 1 in 10 will need a hospital. Two lakh beds will be needed in the middle of March.
- 80 percent of the population has natural immunity
He further said that 80 percent of the population in Africa and India is below 45 years of age. Natural immunity is up to 80 percent in both countries. Delta variants in both countries have been caused by mutants. He claimed that like South Africa, it is unlikely to have a major impact on India.