Amit Shah chairs Covid review meet, Home Ministry says situation under control

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 2/23/2021 12:26:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 22 With the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in several states, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took a review meeting on progress made in the coronavirus vaccination drive across the country. Officials of the Health Ministry and other concerned departments are also present in the meeting. The Home Minister reviewed the situation in the country with the health minister, health secretary, senior health and PMO officials in attendance. Present in the meeting among others is PK Mishra and Dr Gulleria. An official said that "Meeting to review vaccination drive as well as the current threat of a resurgence of covid." MoS Home G Kishan Reddy told India Today, "the situation of Covid is under control. But precautions are a must. There is overconfidence in people. People need to be on alert till vaccination is over." Stating Centre's position on Maharasthra government's announcement of a possible lockdown, Reddy said the decision has been left to the state governments. For instance the decision by Maharasthra. The state comes in the wake of Maharashtra CM Thackeray's ultimatum to people of the state that lockdown will be imposed if people don't follow Covid norms: While there have been questions on opening up of railways and airlines completely, Reddy told India Today, "We are seeing different countries, for instance.


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