Gurugram, Oct. 23 -- The trajectory of Covid-19 cases in the city is likely to go upwards in the next few days, said district health department officials, citing reasons like rush in market and public places due to festive season and the prevalence of other Influenza like illness, like H1N1, due to changing weather conditions.

Health department officials said they were now focusing on increasing the number of tests in rural areas of the district and bring them at par with urban areas to arrest the spread of Covid-19 in the coming weeks.

The department officials said that the number of daily new cases have again started showing an uptick, after having reached a plateau earlier this month. For the second day in a row, more than 300 new Covi...