South Asia and Beyond

India Omicron Cases Could ‘Peak By Early-February’

Omicron cases in India could peak around the end of January or early February with infected cases likely to range from four to eight lakh, says the Sutra model developed by scientists at IIT Kanpur. Bed availability could peak at around 1.5 lakh. The rise in infections is blamed on the loss of immunity, which could be as high as 70 per cent.

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