India, Sept. 14 -- As Haryana witnesses an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, Rajeev Arora, additional chief secretary, health department, talks to Archana Mishra about a second wave of transmission in districts like Gurugram and Faridabad. He also talks about rural areas emerging as the new hot spots and a surge in cases beyond the districts of National Capital Region (NCR).

Yes, it is true that since the last few weeks, there has been a surge in the number of positive cases across the state and the epidemic curve is on the rise. Initially, the Covid-19 infection was mainly confined to the NCR districts of Haryana but, recently, we are seeing a surge in the number of positive cases in non-NCR districts, especially in Ambala, Panchk...