Given the increase in COVID cases in the country over the past two weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting today to review the situation with chief ministers via video conference.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday at noon.
In addition to the Prime Minister and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s Office, Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and officials from their respective ministries are likely to attend the meeting.
According to sources, Health Minister Rajesh Bhushan will give a presentation on the current situation of COVID, the extent of vaccination, especially the booster drive and the trajectory of cases in certain states.
In the past, Prime Minister Modi has had several meetings with chief ministers and even district magistrates to understand the situation on the ground.
India registered 2,483 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The active caseload is 15,636, while the positivity rate is 0.55 percent, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Care bulletin on Tuesday.
PM Modes on Sunday’Mann Ki BaatThe radio broadcast called on people to remain vigilant for COVID-19 during the festival season. He advised people to wear masks and wash their hands regularly to keep COVID at bay.
Meanwhile, the Union’s health minister, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, in a tweet that more than 86 percent of the adult population is now fully vaccinated.
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