New Delhi: Amid growing cases of COVID 19 in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually chair a meeting with chief ministers and health officials to take stock of the emerging situation on Wednesday post noon.
“PM Modi will interact with CMs on the COVID related situation in the country through video conferencing tomorrow at 12 noon,” officials said.
Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan will make a presentation in the meeting on the latest COVID situation in the country.
Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and other senior officials will also be present in the meeting.
The Prime Minister, on Sunday, during Mann Ki Baat broadcast, urged people to remain vigilant and keep following COVID appropriate behavior.
“In the coming days, the festival of Eid is also going to come. Akshaya Tritiya and the birth anniversary of Lord Parashuram will also be celebrated on May 3. A few days later, the festival of Vaishakh Budh Purnima will also come. All these festivals are festivals of restraint, purity, charity and harmony. Wishing you all a very Happy Holidays in advance. Amid these festivals, you also have to remain alert from Corona,” the PM said.
Wearing a mask, washing hands at regular intervals, whatever are the necessary measures for prevention, keep following them, the PM added.
As per the Health Ministry statistics on Tuesday, India recorded 2,483 new COVID19 cases and 1,399 new fatalities were registered due to the pandemic.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 15,636, the Health Ministry said.