Covid live: Centre briefs states to ensure genome sequencing

Covid news live updates: In view of a sudden spurt in Covid cases in China and some other countries, the Union health minister on Wednesday reviewed the situation in the country and asked people to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour, including wearing masks in crowded places, and get vaccinated. The central government has briefed all states to conduct genome sequencing of samples. Emphasising that the pandemic is not over yet, Centre asked officials to be fully geared up to challenge and step up surveillance. In the last six months, India reported four cases of the BF.7 Omicron sub-variant, which is driving the current surge of infections in China. Stay with TOI for the latest developments

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