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Health minister holds review meeting amid China covid surge; India active cases at 3408

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Central health authorities have asked states and union territories to gear up for genome sequencing of positive samples and track variants of the virus through the government’s covid network.

NEW DELHI: India reported 131 fresh covid infections in the past 24 hours, pulling down the country’s active caseload to 3,408, according to data from the Union health ministry on Wednesday.

Total reported cases stand at 4,46,76,330, and death toll at 530,680. Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya is holding a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation given the fresh surge in cases in other countries, especially China.

Central health authorities have asked states and union territories to gear up for genome sequencing of positive samples and track variants of the virus through the government’s covid network.

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