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Time to open economy, but with caution: Center tells states, UTs

Naveenbharat | 23/03/2022 11:28 PM | Click to read full article

In view of a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Center on Wednesday asked states to take a risk-based approach in opening economic and social activities.

However, the Union Department of Health suggested necessary curbs in areas with a positivity rate greater than 10 percent or a 40 percent occupancy rate in oxygen-assisted or ICU beds.