PM Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers of all states today at 4.30 pm via video conferencing on the COVID situation in the country.
During the COVID review meeting with chief ministers today, PM Modi will take stock of the COVID/ Omicron cases in the country and discuss the steps to curb the spread of the deadly virus.
Reviewing the Covid situation at a high-level meeting on Sunday, PM Modi had called for ensuring adequate health infrastructure at the district level and accelerating the vaccination drive for adolescents in mission mode.
PM Modi will interact with Chief Ministers of all states today at 4.30 PM via video conferencing, news agency ANI reported. Fresh curbs have been imposed in various parts of the country to check the spread of the highly transmissible virus.
States with higher Covid-19 cases had already imposed strict Covid-19 Guidelines. Schools, Colleges are shut again while Theaters, Gym. Malls, Saloons, Weddings and even Funerals have cut down to 50% and less in many states.
According to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday, India added 1,94,720 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,60,70,510 which includes 4,868 cases of Omicron variant.
The active cases increased to 9,55,319, the highest in 211 days, while the death toll climbed to 4,84,655 with 442 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. Of the total 4,868 cases of Omicron variant, 1,805 have have recovered or migrated so far. Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 1,281 cases followed by Rajasthan at 645, Delhi 546, Karnataka 479 and Kerala 350.The active cases comprise 2.65 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate decreased to 96.01 per cent, the ministry said.