PM Modi was briefed on Saturday about global trends on Covid and he also reviewed national situation relating to coronavirus cases, says PMO
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked officials at a high-level meeting to review plans for easing of international travel restrictions amid rising global concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus, which the World Health Organization has named 'Omicron'. The variant has been classified as a highly transmissible virus of concern.
PM Modi chaired a comprehensive meeting, which lasted for almost two hours to review the public health preparedness and vaccination related situation for Covid-19, said Prime Minister's Office.
The meeting was attended by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, P K Mishra, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and NITI Aayog member (health) Dr V K Paul among others.
First Published: Nov 27 2021 | 2:28 PM IST