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Scientists have started to investigate the possibility of heterogeneity in the way humans interact, and in our inherent, biological susceptibility to this disease.
PM Jacinda Ardern has put Auckland, a city of 1.6 million people, into lockdown for an initial period of 3 days as health officials try to trace the origin of the infections.
Large variation in infection rates found in 11 districts with Central Delhi registering the highest rate at 27.86%.
The decision was taken following a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat, said Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay.
Vijayan said that an unprecedented situation was prevailing in the coastal region of Thiruvananthapuram, as the Covid case count rose to 11,066 in the state.
Govt move to pull down document comes after Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan again denied there was community transmission of Covid in India.
At the first health ministry Covid briefing in a month, govt defends ICMR’s ‘rush vaccine’ letter & said doctors don't require its nod for plasma therapy.
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Community transmission means spread of an illness without knowing the source of infection. Govt had last reiterated its denial on 11 June.
UP govt says idea behind the contest is to fight Covid with help from people. But opposition says govt should instead do more testing and inform people of the correct Covid figures.
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