NEW DELHI: Concerned over unprecedented rise in new Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday noted that India’s Covid-19 cases trajectory in the second wave is “worrying” and the states of concern like Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat need to ramp up RT-PCR tests.
Addressing a press conference, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that the Centre is continuously trying to help states and union territories in tackling the pandemic in a more effective manner.
“The previous highest surge has already been crossed and the “trend is going upward and that is a cause for worry”. The previous highest surge was 94,372 daily cases in September which is now 1,61,736 every day while the daily deaths are also showing an increasing trend,” Bhushan said.
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