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Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai
The start of the traditional spring flu season in India has revealed a resurgence of Covid-19 cases with the number of fresh instances touching 1,070 on March 19, a statistic last seen in November last year. On Monday, the health ministry data revealed that India saw a single-day rise of 981 fresh Covid cases and four deaths, with active cases at 6,350. These numbers are the result of testing by patients suffering from flu-like symptoms to determine whether they have H3N2, a sub-type of an influenza strain that is doing the rounds, or the Covid virus. Given that people can

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 10:13 PM IST

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