PM Modi to take crucial decision on coronavirus pandemic at CSIR meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) society today, amid the decreasing cases of coronavirus in the country.

PM Modi to take crucial decision on coronavirus pandemic at CSIR meeting
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) society today, amid the decreasing cases of coronavirus in the country.


In a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, it has been said that PM Modi will attend this program through video conference. The meeting will start at 11 am. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will also attend this meeting. It will be attended by eminent scientists, industrialists and senior officials.


CSIR Society is part of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research working under the Ministry of Science and Technology. According to sources, the activities of this society are run through 37 laboratories and 39 outreach centers spread across India. According to the information shared by the Prime Minister's Office, the meeting of the society is held every year.


77 thousand active cases decreased in one day


Amidst the continuous weakening of the second wave of coronavirus pandemic, 1,31,280 new cases were reported on Thursday. With these cases, the number of people affected by this disease has increased to 2,85,72,359 so far. 


Compared to new cases, the number of people recovering remained much higher for the 21st day in a row. According to the data received till 3.30 pm, 2,05,771 people recovered and went home during this period. In this way 74,491 more people became healthy relative to new patients. At the same time, a decrease of 77,289 was seen in active cases. 


There are currently 16,31,427 active cases in the country. During this, the death toll increased to 3,40,719 with the death of 2,705 people. Of the 2,705 people who lost their lives, maximum 643 people are from Maharashtra. At the same time 460 people from Tamil Nadu, 514 from Karnataka, 153 from Kerala, 108 from West Bengal, 108 from UP and 45 from Delhi lost their lives due to coronavirus.

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