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Centre considering sending high-level groups to states, UTs reporting rise in Covid-19 instances, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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NEW DELHI: The Centre is considering sending high-level multidisciplinary groups to states and union territories which can be reporting an increase in Covid-19 instances, the Health Ministry stated on Friday.

The Centre had on Thursday rushed high-level groups to districts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur to help these states’ efforts in direction of strengthening containment, surveillance, testing and environment friendly medical administration of coronavirus optimistic instances.

In an announcement issued on Friday, the Health Ministry stated the Centre can be considering sending such groups to different states and UTs which can be witnessing a surge in Covid-19 optimistic instances.

“The Union government has advised the State/UT governments to adopt aggressive and widespread testing to ensure that the missed out and undetected positive Covid-19 cases are promptly identified for timely and effective tracing, containment and subsequent treatment,” it stated.

The ministry on Thursday had stated with the spike in every day new Covid-19 instances and fatalities in Delhi, the spillover impact is being noticed within the NCR areas and inside Haryana and Rajasthan the place the variety of coronavirus optimistic sufferers is on the rise.

On Friday, the whole variety of coronavirus instances in India mounted to 90,04,365 and the death toll to 1,32,162, with the an infection claiming 584 lives in a span of 24 hours, as per the well being ministry knowledge up to date at eight am.

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