COVID cases rising in China; India's health officials on high alert

National Health Commission says China's total number of fatalities due to coronavirus stands at 5,241

COVID cases are again on the rise in China

Although, China reported no new Covid-19-related deaths on Tuesday.

Health Ministry instructed states and UTs to prepare for whole genome sequencing of positive samples.

States and UTs are asked to track variants of the virus through the government’s COVID network.

India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 4,46,76,330 on Wednesday with 131 fresh infections, while the number of active cases came down to 3,408.

Source: Livemint