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Watch | 'India May See Five Lakh COVID Cases, 3,000 Deaths a Day by May 1'

Professor Bhramar Mukherjee of Michigan University tells Karan Thapar that in terms of infections, the peak will come in mid-May when India could see 8-10 lakh daily infections.

In an interview that will perhaps unnerve the government, one of America’s highly regarded epidemiologists and biostatisticians has said that according to her mathematical projections, India could have 500,000 daily COVID-19 cases and 3,000 daily COVID-19 deaths by May 1.

Professor Bhramar Mukherjee of Michigan University has told Karan Thapar in a 28-minute interview for The Wire that in terms of infections, the peak will come in mid-May when India could see 8-10 lakh daily infections and in terms of deaths, the peak will be two weeks later in May-end when India could expect 4,500 daily deaths.

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