DST Secretary Prof.  ashutosh sharma said - By December, herd immunity will be develop in the country, 70% of the population will become anti-body;  Transmission of infection will also slow down |  Senior professor of IIT said- Herd immunity will come in the country by December, 70% of the population will also have antibodies


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Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Senior Professor, IIT Kanpur.  - Dainik Bhaskar

Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Senior Professor, IIT Kanpur.

There is news of relief in the second wave of Corona in the country. Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Senior Professor of IIT Kanpur, says that by December, herd immunity will be ready in the country. Then 60 to 70% of the population will develop antibodies. This will significantly reduce the transmission speed of the transition. Pro. Sharma said that if everything goes on with planning then the country will soon defeat this epidemic.

The future will depend on our behavior
Pro. Sharma said that the situation is such that people will have to wear masks even after vaccination. Currently, different mutants of the virus are coming. In the last phase, the experts and the planning committee could not guess this. This is why the second phase became much more dangerous. Now all of us have to be cautious for the future. Our future will depend to a large extent on our behavior. The role of mask, social distancing, vaccination is quite high.

3.10 lakh corona patients found in 24 hours
Within the last 24 hours, corona has been confirmed among 3.10 lakh people in the country. This figure is the lowest in the last 25 days. Earlier, on April 20, 2.94 lakh new infections were identified. However, the death toll still remains a concern. In the country, 4,075 people died due to corona on Saturday. This is the 6th time in May, when more than 4 thousand patients have died in a single day.

It is also a matter of relief that the number of people recovering from Corona is increasing continuously. A total of 3.62 lakh people beat Corona on the previous day. In this way, the number of active cases i.e. patients being treated was reduced by 55,931. This is the biggest drop in active cases this year.

2.46 people have been infected so far
So far 2.46 crore people have been affected by Corona in the country. Of these, 2.07 crore people have been cured, while 2.70 lakh patients have died. There are 36.13 lakh patients who are currently undergoing treatment.

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