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Scientists likely foresee India to witness second wave of COVID-19 during monsoon

Scientists likely foresee after the Coronavirus initiated lockdown are lifted there are chances of  a second wave of Coronavirus infection to appear in late July with surging number of cases during the monsoon, Scientist further say it depends on how India is able to control physical distancing and based  on the level on which the infection spreads after restrictions are relaxed.

However, if lockdown is lifted and once we return to normal activities, there could be a chance that infection may begin and rise again due to gathering of people, as on 25th march the number of Coronavirus cases was 618 with 13 deaths, so the government has announced the nationwide lockdown was extended till 3rd may

According to Union Health Ministry, On Friday 24th April the death toll due to Coronavirus cases rose to 718 and the total number of COVID-19 cases to 23,077.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases has slowed down in the period, going from 3.4 days before lockdown to 7.5 days, with 18 states doing better than the national average, the rate of recovery is almost doubled in 10 days official said. The new COVID-19 cases  in past few days it seems the growth of new daily infection is much slower than earlier.

However by social distancing and other proactive measures Coronavirus has been brought under control but as per the reports by scientists, second wave of Coronavirus  can be seen in late July and August after uplifting of lockdown.

-Davinder Singh, NMTV News



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