Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a meeting with CMs of all the states to discuss the situation of COVID – 9 as a spike over the past two weeks is witnessed. Soon after the meeting, the PM alerted the authorities to be on high alert as the pandemic isn’t over yet. PM Modi also hailed the joint efforts of states and the center while bolstering the health infrastructure. But the PM stressed on the rise in the cases.
“Despite managing the Covid crisis, as compared to other countries, we can see cases’ uptick in states now. We have to stay alert. It’s clear that the Covid challenge has yet not been surpassed,” Modi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI following his interaction with CMs on the current situation.
Apart from alarming the COVID – 19 situation, the PM also “urged states to get safety audits of all hospitals done on a priority basis to prevent fire incidents which have been increasing amidst heatwave. Our response time should also be minimal.”