Rising R-factor in many states a growing concern, says govt
The Times of India Mumbai|August 04, 2021
Pandemic Is Far From Over, Warns Centre
Sushmi Dey

New Delhi: Raising an alarm against increasing number of new cases in some states, the Centre on Tuesday highlighted specific indicators including a reproduction number of 1.2 — the number that indicates how many persons a single Covid patient can infect — along with high positivity rates to warn that the pandemic is far from over. The increase is mainly driven by Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, Karnataka and Puducherry where the R-number is increasing.

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