Because of an increase in COVID cases in the country over the last two weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will convene a meeting with Chief Ministers via video conferencing on Wednesday to examine the situation.
At 12 noon tomorrow, 27th April, will be interacting with state Chief Ministers to review the COVID-19 situation.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 26, 2022
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday at 12 p.m. EDT (midnight). Apart from the Prime Minister and senior officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, the meeting is expected to include Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, and officials from their respective Ministries.
According to reliable sources, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan will deliver a presentation on the current position of COVID, the amount of immunisation, particularly the booster push, and the trajectory of cases in specific states during the meeting.
In the past, Prime Minister Modi has met with Chief Ministers and even District Magistrates to gain a better understanding of the situation on the ground. In the previous 24 hours, there have been 2,483 new COVID-19 cases reported in India.
Approximately 15,636 cases are currently active, with a positive rate of 0.55 percent, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
As part of his weekly radio programme, Prime Minister Modi cautioned people to be on the lookout for COVID-19, which is expected to strike during the festival season. He encouraged individuals to use face masks and to wash their hands frequently in order to keep COVID away from their homes.
Meanwhile, in a tweet, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya stated that over 86 percent of the adult population has now been fully immunised against various diseases.