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PM Modi to meet Chief Ministers on March 17 to discuss COVID-19 measures

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File   | Photo Credit: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with State Chief Ministers via video conference on Wednesday, over growing cases of COVID-19 in the country and the ongoing vaccination drive.

Sources said the meeting was necessitated as India’s COVID-19 tally has seen an upward surge with the three states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab accounting for 75% new cases.

On the vaccination front, India crossed the three crore mark on total vaccinations and the meeting will also go into how to speed up this process.


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