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Ten states showing upward trajectory of daily new Covid-19 cases

IndiaTimes Thursday, 8 April 2021 ()
Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have shown a steep rise in the daily Covid-19 cases accounting for 84.21 %of the 1,26,789 new infections, the health ministry said on Thursday. The national weekly Covid-19 positivity rate has increased by 6.21 %from 2.19 to 8.40 %in the first seven days of March and April, the ministry said.
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