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Steady Decline in New Daily Covid-19 Cases Reported in Last 17 Days in India: Government | India News

NEW DELHI: A steady decline in daily new Covid-19 cases has been observed since the past 17 days in India, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
He said there has been a 2.6-fold increase in the number of Covid tests conducted in the last 15 weeks in the country along with a steady drop in the weekly positivity rate reported in the last two weeks.
Speaking of the effect of the pandemic on kids and youth, noted AIIMS director, Delhi, Randeep Guleria, “Children suffered collateral damage due to mental stress, smartphone addiction and educational challenges amid the ongoing pandemic.”
The ministry added that there is so far no indication that children will be seriously affected in the third wave of Covid-19.

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