Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Chief Ministers of states through video conferencing regarding the Covid-19 situation in the country today. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan will make a presentation at the conference.
This meeting comes at a time when several festivals like Eid, Akshaya Tritiya and Vaishakh Budh Purnima are coming up. The PM, while wishing citizens in advance,asked people to celebrate these festivals with gaiety and harmony and also to stay alert, wear masks and wash hands regularly.
New infections are being reported in the country everyday and the cumulative tally stands at 4,30, 62, 569. Active cases dropped to 15,636 and the death toll rose to 5,23,622 with Assam and Kerala reporting deaths due to the virus.