omicron: Curve may go flat in 3 months in Omicron dominated areas if Covid protocols are followed: ICMR | India News

PUNE: The active Covid-19 curve could begin to flatten within three months in Omicron dominated areas if covid protocols are followed and if one acts appropriately, said additional director general of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Samiran Panda, as covid cases continue increasing exponentially in the country.
With covid cases rising exponentially in almost all states and the total Omicron tally reaching over 2700 with Maharashtra topping the count followed by Delhi, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu, the scientist said that despite the sharp spike, the covid curve would flatten by following covid protocols, avoiding mass gatherings and people should avoid non-essential travel and use correct mask and states should scale up vaccination. “The projection that we have generated through modelling exercise shows that if Omicron is dominant it will…

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