Gurugram, Nov. 19 -- For every Covid-19 positive case reported in the district, three persons on an average are identified in the contact tracing exercise, according to the state health department data. It is less than the ideal contact tracing average, of at least 10 persons for each case, and the lowest among 22 districts in the state.

Experts say the current pace of contact tracing in Gurugram is unsatisfactory, considering the accelerated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The contact tracing is a targeted approach to control the spread of disease. Close contacts of those who test positive for Covid-19 are identified and quarantined until they develop symptoms. The Niti Aayog, in a meeting held with the officials of Delhi-NCR, also emp...