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PM Narendra Modi to chair meet with chief ministers on COVID-19 situation today

PM Narendra Modi to chair meet with chief ministers on COVID-19 scenario at present | Information

New Delhi: Amid the unprecedented surge within the COVID-19 circumstances following the emergence of the Omicron variant within the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (January 13, 2022) is scheduled to work together with the Chief Ministers of all states at 4:30 pm by way of video conferencing on the COVID scenario.
That is the primary assembly of the Prime Minister with the Chief Ministers of all states this yr. Final yr, PM Modi had held a number of conferences with chief ministers to debate the COVID scenario. 
PM Modi had additionally chaired a gathering to evaluate the COVID-19 scenario within the nation on January 9. In that evaluate assembly, the prime minister had burdened on the necessity to guarantee enough well being infrastructure on the district stage and had directed the officers to keep up coordination relating to this with the states. Over the past assembly, PM Modi had mentioned {that a} assembly with Chief Ministers shall be convened to debate state-specific eventualities, finest practices and the general public well being response.
Earlier on Wednesday, Dr VK Paul, a NITI Aayog member, has additionally cautioned that the an infection attributable to the Omicron variant of coronavirus shouldn’t be thought of frequent chilly and folks mustn’t take it flippantly.
“Omicron is changing Delta variant of COVID-19 as it’s extremely transmissible. It ought to be thought of because the frequent chilly. Usually, the transmission or growth of the pandemic would take longer however this time it has been very fast due to the excessive transmissibility,” he mentioned on the Well being Ministry media briefing.
Mentioning a steep surge in coronavirus circumstances throughout India, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Well being Ministry mentioned, “A pointy surge in COVID circumstances in India with the lively circumstances 9,55,319 at present. Rising states of concern (reporting surge in COVID circumstances) are Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, and Gujarat.”
“Rising states of considerations reporting excessive constructive rates- Maharashtra with a fee positivity fee of twenty-two.39 per cent, West Bengal 32.18 per cent, Delhi 23.1 per cent and Uttar Pradesh 4.47 per cent,” he added.
In the meantime, India has been witnessing a large surge in COVID-19 circumstances previously few days. In accordance with the Union Well being Ministry, India reported 1,94,720 new COVID-19 circumstances and 442 fatalities on Wednesday. The every day positivity fee on account of this virus within the nation is 11.05 per cent. Lively circumstances account for two.65 per cent of the entire circumstances.
(With ANI inputs)
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