PM Modi holds key meeting to review Covid crisis

The meeting comes severe criticism by opposition leaders over handling of the second wave of covid-19 which has overwhelmed hospitals across the country.

PM Modi holds key meeting to review Covid crisis
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a crucial meeting to take stock of Covid-10 situation as well as to observe vaccination progress. The meeting started at 11 am and saw the presence of high authorities involved in managing covid-19 situation across the country.  

The Prime Minister likely took review of Oxygen supply as the country continue to face the scarcity of life saving gas. 

The meeting comes severe criticism by opposition leaders over handling of the second wave of covid-19 which has overwhelmed hospitals across the country.

Addressing the Covid crisis on Friday, the Prime Minister had said, "The pandemic, the worst in 100 years, is testing the world at every step. There is an invisible enemy before us."

"The pain that citizens have suffered, that many experienced, I am feeling it equally," Modi said while addressing an online event.

The meeting is arranged at a time when India has been logging over 3 lakh Covid cases every day for over three weeks. India on Saturday reported 3,26,098 new Covid cases and 3,890 fatalities, said Union Health Ministry's recent data.

In the past 23 days India's daily Covid tally has plateaued over the three-lakh-mark and over 3,000 casualties for 17 days. India's total tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,43,72,907 with 36,73,802 active cases and 2,66,207 deaths so far.


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