COVID cases continue to rise; Health Ministry red-flags Kumbh, calls it a super spreader event

22 MARCH 2021 10:15 IST | ENGLISH | URBAN | GENERAL AUDIENCE

On March 22, 2020, India saw its first-ever lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a year later, not much seems to be changed. However, India began its vaccination drive on January 16th, there has been a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases from at least six states. Rajasthan announces the restriction yesterday wherein eight cities will be witnessing a night curfew while all the others will have to shut the markets by 10 pm. Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state and records the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases. The six states are accounting for 83.14% of the active COVID cases and the health ministry has red-flagged the Kumbh, calling it a super-spreader event. Watch to know more.

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