Published On : Thu, Jan 13th, 2022
National News / News 2 | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Modi to meet CMs on Covid situation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers over the COVID-19 situation today amid the surge in coronavirus cases due to its Omicron variant.

Fresh curbs have been imposed in various parts of the country to check the spread of the highly transmissible virus.

The prime minister will interact with the chief ministers on the COVID-related situation on Thursday at 4:30 PM via video conferencing, official sources said.

Reviewing the Covid situation at a high-level meeting on Sunday, Modi had called for ensuring adequate health infrastructure at the district level and accelerating the vaccination drive for adolescents in mission mode.

The precaution vaccination drive for healthcare and frontline workers besides those over 60 years of age with comorbidities has also started.

Vaccination remains among the most effective means to fight Covid, Modi had said.

The PM had said that a meeting with the CMs be convened to discuss state-specific scenarios, best-practices and the public health response.