Corona Third Wave : The increasing cases of infection in the country with the new variant ‘Omicron’ of Corona have raised concerns. If the central government is serious about this, then the UP government has announced to impose a night curfew as a precautionary measure. The total number of cases of Omicron variant of Corona has now increased to 358.
The country’s commercial capital Maharashtra and national capital Delhi have reported the highest number of Omicron cases at 88 and 67, respectively. In such a situation, the risk of third wave of corona is increasing. At the same time, researchers at IIT-Kanpur estimate that the third wave of the corona epidemic will peak in India by the first week of February 2022. Because, the cases of new corona variants are increasing continuously.
Report: Third wave will start from December 2021
According to a report published in the online preprint health server MedRx, after studying the trends around the world, this project report estimates that the third wave of corona in India is expected to start from mid-December 2021 and peak in early February 2022. Is. The team used a statistical tool called the ‘Gaussian Mixture Model’ to estimate the third wave.
Claim: Corona will peak on February 3, 2022
The research report uses the increasing number of Omicron cases in several other countries, including data from the first and second wave that have arrived in India, to estimate a possible third wave in the country. Researchers say in the report, that according to the study, the cases had increased after 735 days from the starting date 30 January 2020. Therefore, the cases of corona have started increasing around 15th December 2021 and this third wave will peak on Thursday 3rd February 2022.
374 deaths due to corona in last 24 hours
Significantly, in the last 24 hours, 6,650 new cases of corona have been reported in the country. Whereas, 374 people have died during this period. So far 358 cases of Omicron variants have been reported in the country. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, 6,650 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours. At the same time, there are reports of 374 deaths.
Number of active cases in the country 77,516
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry today, the number of active cases of corona in the country at present is 77,516. Similarly, the number of people who lost their lives due to this epidemic has increased to 4 lakh 79 thousand 133. On Thursday, 7,051 people have recovered. After which so far a total of 3 crore 42 lakh 15 thousand 977 people have become free from infection in the country. According to the data, now the number of active cases of corona in the country is 77,516.