Indian PM Modi likely to chair Covid review meeting today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on Sunday to review the Covid-19 situation in the country as the variant of the virus Omicron is fueling an increase in cases, Trend reports citing India Today.

Government sources said that the meeting will take place at approximately 4:30 pm.

According to the data updated at 8 am on Sunday, a total of 1,59,632 new coronavirus infections were reported, the highest in 224 days, while active cases rose to 5,90,611, the highest in about 197 days.

On May 29 last year, India recorded 1,65,553 infections in one day.


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