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Monday, 9 November 2020

In Punjab, 15% spurt in cases, experts advise caution

Vishav Bharti

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 8

After a lull for around two weeks (between October 17 and October 31), Punjab is again witnessing a spike in Covid cases. It registered around 15 per cent increase in the number of active cases over the past one week.

As per the state Health Department statistics, the number of active cases started declining after mid-October and came down to 4,277 by the third week of October. It remained static till October-end. Since the beginning of this month, the cases, however, have started increasing. On Sunday, the number of active cases increased to 4,910, which means around 15 per cent increase over the October figure. Experts say people should take precautions, otherwise there might be a spike in cases as it happened in September.

from The Tribune

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