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Recovery tracker: Spike in retail, recreation visits as mobility expands

More flights and higher electricity generation amid lower Covid-19 cases

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Sachin P MampattaKrishna Kant Mumbai
There was a step-up in mobility amid lower Covid-19 cases.

Retail and recreation visits were at their highest since search engine Google began to track the indicator. Google tracks visits to various categories of places as a way of understanding how people are moving amid the pandemic. Retail and recreation visits are 10.7 per cent higher than they were in the early part of 2020, before the pandemic took hold.

Total number of cases are down to 1,549 in the last 24 hours, according to government data released on Monday. It had touched nearly 350,000 cases daily in January on

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First Published: Mar 21 2022 | 4:46 PM IST

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