New Delhi: A new tracker developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research has concluded that considering there are less than four lakh cases for a week now, the number of new coronavirus infections has peaked and is fast heading for a decline.
“But there is substantial variation among states and union territories in their trajectories, with cases continuing to increase over the next two weeks in areas such as Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Tripura,” News18 quoted researchers as saying.
The projections are based on reported numbers and are in line with those from some other experts, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advisers.
According to virologist Shahid Jameel, India’s second COVID-19 wave seems to have flattened but the climb down will be a more prolonged and long-drawn-out process than the first and will possibly run till July.
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