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PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on Covid-19 situation, vaccination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the Covid-19 related situation and the vaccination drive in the country

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks via video conferencing in Delhi after inaugurating the renovated Jallianwala Bagh Martyrs memorial on Saturday, August 28, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PTI Photo)

Prime Minister on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the COVID-19 related situation and the vaccination drive in the country, government sources said.

The meeting comes a day after Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India is still going through the second wave of COVID-19 and it is not over yet.

He had said 35 districts are still reporting a weekly Covid positivity rate of over 10 per cent while it is between five to 10 per cent in 30 districts.

More than half of India's adult population has received at least one dose of anti-while 18 per cent have got both the shots, the Union government had said on Thursday as the total number of jabs administered in the country crossed 72 crore.



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First Published: Fri, September 10 2021. 17:22 IST