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Health Secretary writes to state govts about alarming fall in COVID-19 testing rates
LiveMint | 24/11/2021 03:45 PM | Click to read full article
The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to the state governments expressing concern over the alarming fall in testing rates for COVID-19, as it threatens to undermine the efforts to contain the pandemic.
He wrote to the state governments of Nagaland, Sikkim, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Jammu, and Kashmir, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Ladakh over the decline in weekly covid-19 testing rates.