New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- As Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated across the country, the Centre has rushed high-level teams to three States - Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab - to help them manage high infection loads and curb fatalities.

Earlier the Union Government had sent the high level teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Manipur and Chhattisgarh.

The Union Health Ministry official said the high-level teams to UP, Punjab and HP aim to support them in Covid-19 response and management. These States have been either reporting a rise in the number of active cases -those who are hospitalised or are in home isolation under medical supervision, or demonstrating a rise in the daily new cases of coronavirus infections.

These three-...