New Delhi. With an intention to handhold states and ease their fight against the pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday hold a high-level meeting with Chief Ministers and Health Ministers of seven COVID high-burden states. The aim is to review preparedness of COVID response and management.
The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab will participate in this meeting.
It is worth mentioning here that these states account for 63 per cent of the total active cases and 66 percent of the total confirmed cases. About 77 per cent of total COVID-19 fatalities have been also been reported from these states. PM Modi will hold this meeting to discuss the steps which can be taken in future to control the spread of pandemic.