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PM Modi talks to four CMs and two LGs about the Covid-19 situation | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the top ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Telangana on Thursday about the Covid-19 situation in their respective states, government sources said.
He also spoke with the lieutenant governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Puducherry, the sources added.
While the details of these interactions could not be determined, Modi had also held a review meeting earlier in the day on the pandemic situation in various states and districts.
Modi reviewed vaccination progress and the roadmap for increasing vaccine production in the coming months, the PMO said.
According to the latest data from the Union Ministry of Health, Andhra Pradesh is among the ten states / UT that account for more than 70 percent of the daily new cases reported in the country. Others in these ten include Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Haryana, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan.
Also, Jharkhand is among the ten states / UT that collectively account for more than 75 percent of deaths reported in one day according to the most recent data, others in this league are Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.
For the third day in a row, Andhra Pradesh reported more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday in the past 24 hours.
Odisha, on the other hand, saw its COVID-19 count crossing the five lakh mark on Thursday with 10,521 new cases, the highest so far in a single day, bringing the count to 5,00,162, while 17 deaths new ones increased. the toll at 2,121.
Jharkhand reported 141 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 3,346, while 5,770 new positive cases brought the state’s tally to 2.63,115.
Telangana reported 6,026 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the count to more than 4.75 lakh, while the death toll stood at 2,579 with 52 more victims.
The Puducherry Union Territory recorded 1,510 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the overall count to 66,627.

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