IIT Kanpur’s senior scientist Prof Manindra Aggarwal claimed the possibility of a third wave of Covid19 is now negligible.
The IIT Kanpur professor while releasing his new study based on his mathematical ‘model formula’ said the vaccination against the Covid19 virus has further reduced the risk.
“The vaccination has ensured the reduction in the infection to a great extent,” Prof Aggarwal told reporters.
He said states like UP, Bihar, Delhi are on the way to become almost infection-free.
“However, the active cases in the country will remain close to 15,000 till the month of October as there will be infection in the Northeastern states and also Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala,” the scientist said.
A media report quoted Prof Agarwal as claiming that by October this year, the number of Covid19 positive cases in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh will reach unit digit.
In Kanpur on Sunday, 2 more Covid19 patients recovered from the disease during home isolation.
The number of new positive cases has been zero in Kanpur.
In Kanpur, a total of 82,906 people was infected by Covid19, of which 80,991 patients have recovered.
Meanwhile, a total of 58.25 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far in India under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 25,072 new Covid19 cases have been recorded across India in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 160 days.
Active cases account for 1.03% of total cases, which is the lowest since March 2020, according to the data, shared by the Union health ministry.
India’s active caseload stands at 3,33,924, which is the lowest in 155 days.
The country’s recovery rate increased to 97.63% on Monday.
India recorded 44,157 recoveries in the last 24 hours.