A technician tests Covid-19 samples at a laboratory in Uttar Pradesh earlier this year. India’s health ministry has instructed states to step up genome sequencing of Covid cases amid China’s outbreak. Photo: Bloomberg
A technician tests Covid-19 samples at a laboratory in Uttar Pradesh earlier this year. India’s health ministry has instructed states to step up genome sequencing of Covid cases amid China’s outbreak. Photo: Bloomberg
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India wary of ‘sudden spurt’ in China’s Covid cases as Japan eyes impact on supply chains

  • India’s federal health ministry has instructed states to step up their tracking of Covid variants after cases surged in China and elsewhere
  • It came as Tokyo said it would pay close attention to China’s ‘infection situation’ and how this will affect trade as Beijing casts off zero-Covid

A technician tests Covid-19 samples at a laboratory in Uttar Pradesh earlier this year. India’s health ministry has instructed states to step up genome sequencing of Covid cases amid China’s outbreak. Photo: Bloomberg
A technician tests Covid-19 samples at a laboratory in Uttar Pradesh earlier this year. India’s health ministry has instructed states to step up genome sequencing of Covid cases amid China’s outbreak. Photo: Bloomberg
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