Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan confirmed that he will hold a video conferencing at 3 PM with state health ministers. Through video conference, he is going to interact with Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and UP health ministers.
Mr Harsha Vardhan will review the covid situation in the respective states followed by the progress of the COVID-19 vaccination drive. In Andhra Pradesh, Covid cases have been rising day by day. And there were also Black Fungus cases registered in the state.
In Gujarat, there is a decline in daily covid cases and the state government will decide on easing the night curfew and lifting the limited lockdown in some cities.
Coming to Madhya Pradesh, Covid cases have been increasing in rural areas and declining in urban areas. In some rural areas and districts, lockdown is extended till 25th May. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has given a word to give Rs. 5000/- per month, free education to the children who lost both their parents due to Covid.
UP has also extended its lockdown till 17th May due to the rising number of Corona cases and it has ravaged due to Covid-19.