Dr Vidya Sagar also said vaccinations "can certainly prevent third wave, subject to correction and subject to how Kerala will handle their current wave".
The survey also asked respondents on how they foresee economic recovery from the impact of COVID in the next one year.
If immunity to reinfection by SARS-CoV-2 wanes among adults, disease burden could remain high in that group, although previous exposure to the virus would lessen the severity of the disease.
Addressing a virtual session hosted by Assocham India, the minister also said that the government was preparing to combat the pandemic's next wave, assuming a "worst-case scenario".
Third Covid wave may occur either due to mutations in virus or pool of susceptible population: Centre
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said vaccination protects from severe manifestation of the disease and improves herd immunity, and is accordingly likely to mitigate the impact COVID-19.
VK Paul also suggested that the Delhi government consult the Centre before imposing any travel restrictions in the capital.
The team, led by a Nagpur-based think-tank, comprises experts from the IIT, the IIM, the IISER among other institutions.
Drug control authorities around the world chose to dismiss or stay indifferent to the sustained efficacy of Ivermectin despite studies showing its effectiveness
The committee headed by Congress MP Anand Sharma heard views of senior officials from the health, home and labour ministries on the socio-economic impact of Covid-19.
The focus is on increasing the number of beds, equipment and trained manpower especially for children, AIIMS Director Ravi Kant said said.
DU has a total of 120 establishments in the university, including colleges, hostels and two campuses (residential and departments).
As per the assement from IIT Kanpur team,the second wave has waned significantly almost in every state except in some Northeast states (Mizoram, Manipur, Sikkim etc.).
'The new oxygen plants at nine hospitals across Delhi being added today to strengthen our preparations to fight Covid,' Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
The high prevalence of antibodies in the survey was not surprising since the city had witnessed as many as 8,500 daily cases in November 2020.
As the second wave is on a downward trend, the cabinet is likely to discuss the preventive measures to be taken by the medical and health department.