New Delhi: The number of corona patients in the country has crossed 55 lakh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in action mode to prevent this epidemic. Today he is going to have a meeting with the Chief Ministers of 7 states. These are the seven states most affected by Corona infection. This meeting will be done at 5 pm today through video conferencing. Through this high-level virtual meeting, Modi PM will review the status, preparedness and management of Covid-19 in different states.
Which states in the meeting
The virtual meeting chaired by PM Modi will include the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab. Maharashtra has the highest number of corona infection cases. While more than 63 per cent of the country’s active cases of Covid-19 are from these seven states and union territories. A total of 65.5 per cent confirmed cases and 77 per cent deaths have also been reported from here.
Therefore, PM Modi has a special focus on these seven states. Recently, cases of Covid-19 have increased rapidly in Punjab and Delhi. In Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi, the rate of deaths from Corona has also increased by 2 per cent. In Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, the positivity rate is higher than the national average of 8.52%. PM Modi has been meeting regularly on the condition of Corona, the last meeting was held on August 11, in which the chief ministers of the 10 most-affected states attended.
What is discussed in the meeting
The central government is fully supporting the states and union territories to control the corona. They are being given all kinds of facilities so that these states can improve the healthcare and medical infrastructure at their place. In order to increase the clinical management capacity of the doctors posted in the ICU, arrangements for ICU teleconsultations have been made. It is doing this work in association with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, AIIMS, New Delhi.
PM Modi will discuss with Chief Ministers of states about medical oxygen and COVID healthcare facilities in hospitals through a high-level review meeting. They will know their needs and will also tell the future action plan. The centre is also regularly appointing multi-disciplinary teams in states and union territories. Which can help in the maintenance of positive cases, surveillance, testing and effective clinical management. The team sent by the centre is also guiding the local authorities on the challenges related to timely diagnosis and follow up.