New Delhi: Even as the number of Omicron-infected Covid cases in most metro cities has started falling, health experts are of the view that a “pan-India peak” is still lurking ahead as infection is now spreading to smaller cities that are likely to see a surge over the next two to three weeks.
Taking note of this, the Centre has asked states and Union terrotories to enhance testing in order to identify new clusters and hotspots of infection. Testing has significantly declined in certain states and UTs even as positivity continues to remain high. “In Mumbai, the decline is clear. In Delhi, the peak has been reached and decline should be seen in the coming week. Both of these should be sharp.
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