We have to stay alert: PM Modi after interacting with state CMs on India’s COVID-19 situation


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New Delhi, Apr 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of all states and Union Territories on the COVID-19 situation in the country. The interaction took place on April 27, today at 12 noon via video conferencing.

COVID-19: PM Modi to interact with CMs today

Addressing through video conferencing Modi said,”Despite managing the COVID crisis well as compared to other countries, we can see cases’ uptick in states now. We have to stay alert. It’s clear that the COVID challenge has yet not been surpassed.”

”It’s a matter of pride for every citizen that 96% of our adult population has been vaccinated with the first dose of the vaccine and 85 % of the eligible population above 15 years of age inoculated with the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine,” PM Modi said.

”Coordination b/w state & Centre is very important…(Ukraine) war has affected the supply chain which has posed many challenges. Hence Cooperative Federalism is important…Scaling-up of manpower & medical infrastructure was also discussed in today’s COVID review meeting,” he further said.

Since the pandemic hit the country in 2020, the PM has had several meetings with the Chief Ministers.

On Sunday PM Modi had urged the people to stay alert from the threat of COVID-19. He also said that the people should continue to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.

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India’s COVID-19 tally has risen to 43,062,569, while active cases dipped to 15,636, according to data released by the Union Government. An increase in the number of cases have been reported in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Karnataka.

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