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News18 Afternoon Digest: Covid Curbs Gone, Delhiites Slacken: Cases on Rise Amid Lesser Tests & Other Stories

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Last Updated: April 08, 2022, 12:30 IST

City doctors said that while they did not see any Covid-19 patients the previous week, they have started seeing one or two cases this week. (File photo/Reuters)

City doctors said that while they did not see any Covid-19 patients the previous week, they have started seeing one or two cases this week. (File photo/Reuters)

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first published:April 08, 2022, 12:30 IST
last updated:April 08, 2022, 12:30 IST
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