New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a review meeting and interact with the Chief Ministers of the North-eastern states on Tuesday over the Covid-19 situation in these states.
According to the sources, PM Modi will interact with the chief ministers of Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram at 11 am on July 13 through video conferencing on the COVID-19 situation.
This comes after the North-eastern states witnessed a rise in Covid-19 cases despite the decrease in the number of cases across India. Meanwhile, India reported 37,154 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Monday. India’s active caseload of Covid-19 cases is at 4,50,899.
The active cases constitute 1.46 per cent of the total cases.
Assam: Assam on Sunday reported 16 more Covid-19 deaths, which took the toll to 4,828, taking the total number of infections to 5,33,663 cases, according to a bulletin issued by the National Health Mission.
Manipur: Manipur records the highest number of cases of Covid-19 with 911 after May 30 with 14 deaths recorded. Also, 205 persons infected with Delta variant to date. The total number of people who have received their vaccines in the State is 8,71,470. Out of the total, 94,268 have received their second dose.
Meghalaya: Fresh cases marginally exceeded the number of recoveries in the State on Sunday while two Covid-19 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. 425 fresh cases were detected in the state as against 421 recoveries. The active tally now stands at 4,365 while the number of recoveries has gone up to 49,307.
Nagaland: Nagaland reported 78 new Covid-19 cases and no death on Sunday. Active cases are 971 while the tally is 25,976. A total of 6,04,782 persons have been inoculated in Nagaland so far. Of them, 5,13,022 have received their first doses while 91,760 have received their second doses.
Sikkim: New Covid-19 Case reported: 144 Total Active Case in Sikkim 2267, New Death 02 (Total Deaths till now 315), (Total Recovered cases 193467), Total Confirmed cases 22307.Positivity Rate 19.1%, Recovery Rate 88.2%.
Tripura: In Tripura, no delta Plus in Tripura Union Health Ministry Clarifies. 518 Positive and 3 died of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 6.03.
(with inputs from ANI)