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India in throes of community transmission: Health minister


NEW DELHI : After being on a denial mode for several months since covid outbreak, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday agreed that India is in the throes of community transmission of the disease.However the community transmission is limited only to certain districts and states, the health minister said while responding to a query during his weekly interaction with his social media audience -- 'Sunday Samvaad'.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, had recently mentioned instances of community transmission in her state."In different pockets across various states, including West Bengal, community transmission is expected to occur, especially in dense areas.

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