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China encounters rising Covid cases, Indian Health Ministry convenes meeting

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Wednesday chaired a meeting with health officials considering a surge in Coronvirus cases in neighbouring countries like China, Japan and elsewhere. The Union government has directed the states to take necessary measures to keep the situation in control. It has asked to step up survaillance for any type of […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Dec 21, 2022 14:31 IST
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Once again Covid-19 is spreading its tentacles over India
Once again Covid-19 is spreading its tentacles over India

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Wednesday chaired a meeting with health officials considering a surge in Coronvirus cases in neighbouring countries like China, Japan and elsewhere.

The Union government has directed the states to take necessary measures to keep the situation in control. It has asked to step up survaillance for any type of Coronavirus variant.

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In a letter to all the states, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said, “In view of the sudden spurt of cases being witnessed in Japan, the United States of America, Republic of Korea, Brazil and China, it is essential to gear up the whole genome sequencing of positive case samples.”

It has asked to do “timely detection of newer variant, if any.”

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Meanwhile, Mansukh Mandaviya asked the Congress former chief Rahul Gandhi to ensure all measures against the Coronavirus.

China, Japan, US see surge in COVID-19 cases

China has seen a surprising spurt of Coronavirus cases after it eased off the restrictions imposed in the country. As per the data of the World Health Organisation, Japan, Korea, the United States, France and Brazil have also seen a surge in Coronavirus cases.

After the United States, India was the one to record maximum numbers of COVID-19 cases in the world. However, the tally has significantly fallen from past few months.

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First published on: Dec 21, 2022 12:39 PM IST

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