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COVID-19: Second wave of coronavirus is more deadly than first

The second wave of covid-19 is expected to continue till the end of May. More than 56k new cases reported on Tuesday.

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Published on 31 March 2021 4:07 AM GMT

COVID-19: Second wave of coronavirus is more deadly than first
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New Delhi: The pace of corona infection in the country has increased once again.The second wave of covid-19 is expected to continue till the end of May. More than 56 thousand new cases were also reported on Tuesday.


On Monday, the highest number of new cases (68,020) was received since October last year. So far, more than 1.20 crore cases of corona infection have been reported in the country. Although the second wave is currently confined to a few regions only, cases of corona infection have started increasing rapidly in 10 states.

Over 50K corona cases in 17 days:

50 thousand cases taken in just 17 days: During the first wave of corona that occurred in September-October last year, it took 32 days for infection cases to be between 18 thousand and 50 thousand, while in the second it took only 17 days.

There were 18,377 new cases on 11 March, which increased to 50,518 on 27 March. In the first wave, the daily cases in Maharashtra were 11 thousand to 21,900 in 31 days. This time it took only nine days. This time in Gujarat, it took just six days for the daily cases of corona infection to be 900 to 1,500. It took 30 days during the first wave. During the first wave in Punjab, it took 13 days in more than two and a half thousand daily cases, while in the second it took only 10 days. During the first wave in Chhattisgarh, it took 40 days for daily cases to go from 200 to 1,400. This time it took only 24 days.

Second wave of Corona:

According to a report, the second wave of Corona has started from February 15 and may last till May. During this period, the increase in cases may be more than before. One reason for this is that other restrictions, including nationwide lockdown, have not been imposed this time. The second reason may be new strains of corona which are more contagious than the former.

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