Covid-19: India has not yet reached community transmission stage, says govt

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on July 9, 2020
Amid a spurt in coronavirus cases, the government on Thursday said India has not yet reached the community transmission stage of Covid-19 and asserted that there have been localised outbreaks in some geographical areas. The Centre's assertion came on a day India registered a record single-day surge of 24,879 Covid-19 cases,...
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Published on July 10, 2020 -  02:40
Covid: Government denies ‘community transmission’ as India nears 8 lakh-mark
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan denied community transmission in India as the Covid-19 cases nears the 8-lakh mark. Dr Vardhan said India is trying to conduct more tests for Covid-19. “India is not in a community transmission stage, there are small pockets where the local transmission would be there,” Dr Vardhan said. Watch the full video for more details.

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