Covid-19 positivity rate above 15 per cent in 24 states at present: Health ministry

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The positivity rate is currently above 15 per cent in 24 states in the country and in the range of 5-15 per cent in nine, the health ministry said. It said Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Chhattisgarh are among states and Union territories showing continued plateauing or decrease in daily new Covid-19 cases.

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COVID: 24 states have over 15% positivity rate, says Health Ministry
24 states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have more than 15% positivity rate for COVID-19 in their daily infections, informed Union Health Ministry. "Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar have a high caseload," said Arti Ahuja, Additional Secretary (Health) while addressing a press conference in Delhi.

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