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COVID-19 : As Number Of Cases See A Upward Climb, Health Ministry Advises People ‘Learn To Live With The Virus ‘

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As the Lockdown 3.0 is eight days away from ending and the coronavirus cases are on the rise in sates like Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat and others , the Union health ministry has in it’s statement said people should “learn to live with the virus” while the nationwide tally of confirmed infections crossed 57,000 and the death toll neared 1,900.

The ministry also reeled off various datasets, including those showing a rising number of infection-free districts and an increasing recovery rate, to suggest success of the government’s strategy in the COVID-19 fight, even as it sought “a behavioural change” and everyone’s support in this massive challenge.

A large number of new cases were reported during the day from various cities in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, while Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha also reported rise in their tallies.

However, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh reported only one fresh positive case each.

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