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Covid-19 community transmission limited to certain districts, admits Harsh Vardhan

“Community transmission has been reported in different pockets of various states. It is not happening across the country,” he said.
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has accepted community transmission in India, but the trend is only in a few districts of certain states, he added.(PTI)
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has accepted community transmission in India, but the trend is only in a few districts of certain states, he added.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 08:29 PM IST
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Community transmission at over 50% in Covid-19 clusters, says Kerala health minister

On Friday, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan had confirmed that community transmission of Covid-19 was detected in two coastal hamlets of Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said teh government woudl focus in the coastal areas to break the chain of transmission of Covid-19 in the state.(ANI)
Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said teh government woudl focus in the coastal areas to break the chain of transmission of Covid-19 in the state.(ANI)
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 02:50 PM IST
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Covid-19 cases in Goa cross 1,000-mark, CM says community transmission

On Friday, 44 new cases were detected taking Goa’s total count to 1039 of which 667 are active patients with 370 having recovered.
More than 90% of Goa’s cases were registered during the month of June. ( Photo Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
More than 90% of Goa’s cases were registered during the month of June. ( Photo Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 26, 2020 10:20 PM IST
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No community transmission in India, says govt amid spike in Covid-19 cases

The top medical body official underlined that lockdown measures were “successful” in preventing the rapid spread of the disease.
A health worker transfers sample of a person from a swab test for Covid-19 in New Delhi.(AP)
A health worker transfers sample of a person from a swab test for Covid-19 in New Delhi.(AP)
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 05:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

No community transmission of Covid-19, say Centre’s officials: Delhi govt

Sounding a note of caution, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said of the new cases being reported in the city, nearly 50 per cent are those in which the source of infection is not known.
Manish Sisodia, who attended the meeting as CM Arvind Kejriwal was unwell and in self-isolation, said the city-state will see 5.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by July-end and said the government will need 80,000 bed by that time to cater to the patients. (Photo: ANI)
Manish Sisodia, who attended the meeting as CM Arvind Kejriwal was unwell and in self-isolation, said the city-state will see 5.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by July-end and said the government will need 80,000 bed by that time to cater to the patients. (Photo: ANI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 01:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Covid-19: Centre says no community transmission, Punjab CM says may have begun

India has registered a total of 6412 coronavirus positive cases so far including 199 deaths, says the data available on the health ministry’s Covid-19 dashboard.
The challenge is not local or community transmission if we are taking all the precautionary and containment measures. (HT photo)
The challenge is not local or community transmission if we are taking all the precautionary and containment measures. (HT photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 07:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Covid-19: Lessons from first US case of community transmission

Following the diagnosis, the US ramped up testing to discover the staggering magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic. It now has the highest number of cases in the world, with at least 190,000 infections and over 4,000 deaths.
The case made the US “ramp up testing”. The woman tested positive for coronavirus on February 26 and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a policy on expediting testing on February 29.(REUTERS)
The case made the US “ramp up testing”. The woman tested positive for coronavirus on February 26 and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a policy on expediting testing on February 29.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 02, 2020 11:09 AM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | BySanchita Sharma

Limited community transmission has begun in India: Health ministry document

India has reported 1,190 cases and 29 deaths due to the Sars-Cov-2 virus, which causes the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19) disease, till Monday morning.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), tasked with containing the epidemic, has publicly maintained that India is still in Stage II, despite the number of cases of people with no known contact to an infected person or travel history rising over the past week(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), tasked with containing the epidemic, has publicly maintained that India is still in Stage II, despite the number of cases of people with no known contact to an infected person or travel history rising over the past week(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 31, 2020 09:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Coronavirus outbreak: Time to prepare for Stage 3 | HT editorial

It will get worse before it gets better. Be careful, be united
If self-quarantine measures are not implemented, legal consequences may follow(PTI)
If self-quarantine measures are not implemented, legal consequences may follow(PTI)
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 07:49 AM IST
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No community transmission of Covid-19 in India, random tests negative: ICMR

Community transmission takes place when a person tests positive for the disease but doctors are not able to trace the source of the infection.
India has so far registered three deaths and 166 coronavirus positive cases.(REUTERS)
India has so far registered three deaths and 166 coronavirus positive cases.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 19, 2020 05:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRhythma Kaul

Covid-19 positive cases jump further in India, raising fears of community transmission

The World Health Organisation launched ‘solidarity trial’, and Donald Trump announced he has become a ‘war president’ as global leaders discussed ways to tackle coronavirus.
Commuters wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19, travel in a crowded bus in New Delhi on March 18.(Reuters Photo)
Commuters wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19, travel in a crowded bus in New Delhi on March 18.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 19, 2020 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

The threat of community transmission of coronavirus looms large

Community transmission is said to occur when Covid-19 is diagnosed in someone who has not travelled to a country with an ongoing outbreak and has not been near a confirmed case or their close contacts.
The threat of community transmission of Sars-Cov-2, the viruses that causes Covid-19, is likely to happen sooner than later(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The threat of community transmission of Sars-Cov-2, the viruses that causes Covid-19, is likely to happen sooner than later(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 08:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma, New Delhi
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