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Hotspot districts moving towards being non-hotspot districts: Vardhan

On April 15, the health ministry declared 170 districts as COVID-19 hotspots and 207 districts as non-hotspots

Harsh Vardhan
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the coronavirus situation in the country is improving as many hotspot districts (HSD) are moving towards being non-hotspot districts (NHSD).

The minister visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre to take stock of the preparedness to overcome COVID-19, a statement from the ministry said.

On April 15, the health ministry declared 170 districts as COVID-19 hotspots and 207 districts as non-hotspots.

Hotspots are those districts which are reporting more number of cases or where the rate of growth of COVID-19 cases is high, the ministry said, adding that a

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First Published: Apr 26 2020 | 8:53 PM IST

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