22 districts recorded increasing trend in COVID cases: GovtJuly 27, 2021 17:43
The Health Ministry on Tuesday informed that 22 districts in the country have recorded the increase in the trends of the COVID-19 cases for the last four weeks and said that it is a cause of concern.
It also said that over 54 districts in the country have reported more than 10 per cent COVID-19 positivity. While addressing a press briefing, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said, "There are 22 districts -- 7 from Kerala, 5 from Manipur, 3 in Meghalaya among others, where an increasing trend in cases has been reported, in the last 4 weeks. It is a cause of concern."
Agarwal said there are still 62 districts in the country where over 100 cases are reported every day, which are found in a localised and limited set of areas of these districts.