India’s new Covid cases have peaked, Cambridge Tracker shows

12 May 2021

India’s new Covid cases have peaked, Cambridge Tracker shows

WHO in the latest report said that the new variant of the new variant of virus appeared in India have higher rate of of transmission and preliminary evidence also suggests that there is is potentially reduce effectiveness of certain antibodies.

According to the research tracker developed by the the developed by the the developed by the Cambridge judge Business School and National Institute of economic economic and social research the number of new coronavirus infections in India has peaked.

The research also mentioned that there is substantial variation amidst states and union territories in their trajectories, with cases continuing to increase over the next two weeks in areas such as Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Tripura.

India reported a record 414,188 new cases on May 7 - about 32% higher than the Worlds previous peak reported by the US last year but with just a fraction of the testing and vast Undercounting and official data suggest daily death death could continue near the unprecedented 4000 level.

Health services remain swamped and many hospitals face shortage of liquid medical oxygen supplies with the state being criticised for failing to to ensure critical needs including Oxygen and medicines. Business are suspending operations and offering employees time off "to heal ".

The nation has has reported more than 300,000 new infections for more than 20 straight days days. The numbers are probably vastly undercounted, according to the experts.

Resurgence and acceleration of COVID-19 transmission in India had several potential contributing factors, including increase in the proportion of cases of SARS-CoV-2 variants with potentially increased transmissibility; several religious and political mass gathering events which increased social mixing and, underuse of any reduced adherence two public health health and social measures; said by the recent risk assessment of the situation in India conducted by WHO.