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Strict lockdown necessary in areas with Covid positivity rate of over 10%: AIIMS chief amid second wave

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PTI, he said, "It is there in the guidelines of the home ministry, but it is not being strictly implemented."He said there should be a gradual, graded unlocking in such areas once the positivity rate reduces.However, he stressed that there should be restrictions on people travelling from areas that have a high positivity rate to places with a low positivity rate to curb the spread of the infection.AIIMS Director on nationwide lockdownOn his views about a nationwide lockdown, Guleria said, "A complete national lockdown cannot be a solution, keeping in mind people's livelihoods and the impact it will have on daily wage labourers.

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