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Covid-19 cases in India at four-month high: Everything you need to know

Covid-19 review meet: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted that Covid in India is 'far from over' and there is a need to monitor the status of cases across the country regularly

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BS Web Team New Delhi
On March 23, India recorded 1,300 cases of coronavirus. This is the highest number of cases in over four months (140 days). According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, the number of active cases now stands at 7,605. The total tally of Covid-19 cases in India was above 44.6 million.

At the same time, the country is also reeling under the pressure of H3N2 influenza cases, with people experiencing high fever, prolonged cough and weakness.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level Covid-19 review meeting to assess the terms of preparedness of health infrastructure and

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First Published: Mar 23 2023 | 10:40 AM IST

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