PM to chair meeting with CMs of 7 states & UTs today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a high-level virtual meeting with the Chief Ministers and Health Ministers of seven COVID-19 hit states and UTs at 5:00 PM on Wednesday (September 23) to review the status and preparedness of coronavirus COVID-19 response and management.
These States/UTs are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab. More than 63% of the active COVID-19 cases of the country are concentrated in these seven States/ UTs.
Meanwhile, India on Wednesday reported a spike of 83,347 new COVID-19 cases and as many as 1,085 deaths in last 24 hours. The total tally of infections in the country stands at 56,46,011 including 9,68,377 active cases, 45,87,614 cured cases and 90,020 deaths, as per the data by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.