The expert panel predicts the second wave of covid in India by July. A three-member expert committee set up under the Ministry of Science and Technology estimates that the third wave could occur in six to eight months. By the end of May, the number of cases per day will drop to 1.5 lakh. Meanwhile, more than three and a half lakh people have succumbed to death due to covid in the country so far this month. This is 19 days. This is the highest death toll since covid reported.