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Combating Covid-19: Centre rushes high-level teams to UP, Punjab and Himachal

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The Government of India has decided to depute high-level Central teams to Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to support these States in Covid-19 response and management, according to a release by the Union health ministry on Sunday.
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