Fear weighs heavy on the capital, where a rise in infections has residents questioning whether the second coronavirus wave is approaching.

It’s unclear which parts of the world are emerging from a first wave or teetering on the cusp of a second. Either way, experts say distinguishing one from another will be difficult, and discerning its progression might only be possible in retrospect.

All one can do now, they say, is act on the lessons learned from the first wave and brace for more.