New Delhi. In view of the rapidly increasing cases of corona virus and the spread of the third wave, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high level meeting on Sunday. In this emergency meeting of the Prime Minister, the latest situation of Corona and measures to prevent it were discussed. It is being told that the government is not considering imposing a lockdown in the entire country, but the restrictions can be tightened. According to informed sources, the Union Home Ministry may issue more strict guidelines under the Kovid-19 protocol. It has been told from the Prime Minister’s Office that the Prime Minister will soon hold a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the states.
The meeting called by the Prime Minister took place in a virtual way and Union Home Minister Amit Shah also attended it. Apart from them, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, Indian Council of Medical Research ie ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava and many other officials attended. The officials briefed the Prime Minister about the current status of Corona, the status of vaccination, infection rate and other measures.
After the meeting, it was told by the Prime Minister’s Office – The Prime Minister took stock of the preparations in view of the increasing cases of Kovid-19 with the Omicron variant. Prime Minister Modi said that better facilities for treatment of corona should be ensured in all the districts and the campaign of vaccination of adolescents should be run in mission mode. He said – amidst scientific research, testing, vaccine and medicinal development, it is seen that the corona virus is changing rapidly. Non-Covid medical services should also continue without any hindrance as before.
It is worth noting that for the first time in the third wave of corona virus, the number of infected has gone above 1.5 lakh. After some eight months, the number of infected people found in 24 hours reached one lakh 60 thousand. The average daily death toll in the country has also gone up to three hundred. The infection rate in the country has reached above 10 percent. In metros like Delhi and Mumbai, the infection rate is above 20 percent.