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With Omicron, third wave projected to hit India by Feb but may be milder than second

JK newspoint | 06/12/2021 11:00 PM | Click to read full article

With Omicron, the new variant of SARS-CoV2, the third wave of coronavirus could hit the peak by February with cases likely to be reaching up to 1-1.5 lakh a day in the country, but it will be milder than the second wave, Manindra Agarwal, IIT scientist involved in the mathematical projection of trajectory of COVID-19, said.

He said in the new forecast, the new Omicron variant has been factored in. 

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