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  • 14 May, 2021

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What does Community transmission (CT) mean?

What does Community transmission (CT) mean?

  • CT happens when new cases in the last 14 days cannot be traced to those who have an international travel history when cases cannot be linked to a specific cluster.
  • The WHO guidelines further suggest four subcategories within the broader definition of CT.
  • CT-1 implies “low incidence of locally acquired, widely dispersed cases... and low risk of infection for the general population” with the highest, a CT-4 suggesting “very high incidence of locally acquired, widely dispersed cases in the past 14 days and very high risk of infection for the general population”.
  • India still does not label itself under the CT tag.

Source: TH


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