ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November

The news reports attributing this study to ICMR are misleading. This refers to a non peer reviewed modelling, not carried out by ICMR and does not reflect the official position of ICMR, said the agency

FP Staff June 15, 2020 12:34:53 IST
ICMR denies claims that it published a study saying India's coronavirus cases could peak by mid-November

Editor's note: On Monday morning, Firstpost published a Press Trust of India article stating that a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research suggests that the peak stage of COVID-19 in India could arrive around mid-November. Via an official Twitter handle, ICMR clarified that it had not put out such a report:

In light of this clarification, Firstpost is withdrawing the article.

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