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Health Ministry Joint Secretary briefs on COVID-19 situation in India

Updated:5 months, 1 week ago

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the country, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Lav Aggarwal on January 27 stated that overall case positivity rate across the country was nearly 17.75 per cent during the last week.“There are over 50,000 COVID active cases in 11 states, 10,000-50,000 active cases in 14 states and less than 10,000 active cases in 11 states. There're over 3 lakh active cases in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala and over one lakh in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. We are in touch with the states regarding containment activities. As of Jan 26, 551 districts were reporting case positivity rate of over 5 percent,” said Aggarwal.

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