PM Modi to hold a meeting with CMs on March 17 over rising COVID-19 cases

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a virtual meeting of Chief Ministers on March 17, in order to discuss the rising COVID-19 cases in the country. As per the reports, this virtual meeting will commence at 11 am on Wednesday. One of the main topic during this meeting will be about the “effective management of the vaccination programme to tackle COVID-19”. The Chief Minister will be discussing several other issues for tomorrow.

In the past also, at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Modi has held meetings with Chief Ministers several times via video conferencing and reviewed strategies for the restriction of the global pandemic.

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On March 17, as scheduled several feedback and suggestions about the ground situation in the respective states will be taken from the Chief Ministers. Depending on the suggestions, a procedure will be made to stop the resurgence of coronavirus cases in the country.

Official sources announced PM Modi will hold a video conference to talk about the issues with chief ministers, and this practice which he has been holding regularly since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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India witnessed almost 26,291 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, its highest single-day rise in 85 days. At this point, the number of active coronavirus cases in the country reached 2,19,262. According to the Union Health Ministry Data, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country to date stands at 1,13,85,339.