Efforts are being made to reduce mortality in high caseload districts & cities showing recent upsurge like Pune, Thane, Bengaluru, Hyderabad: Dr Harsh Vardhan

  • Today, I chaired the 19th high-level Group Of Ministers meeting to review, monitor & evaluate the evolving situation on COVID19.

  • A presentation on the ground situation as well as the latest statistics with respect to COVID was made & future strategies were drawn up.

  • At the outset, the GoM was briefed on the current status of COVID19 in India.

  • Director NCDC presented the global comparison on daily cases, deaths & growth rate in the top 10 countries with the highest caseload.

  • GoM was apprised on the distribution of confirmed cases along with locality & active cases in the Containment Zones across rural and urban India. Director NCDC also briefed the GoM on the growth rate in top 12 States.

  • Efforts are being made to reduce mortality in high caseload districts & cities showing recent upsurge like Pune, Thane, Bengaluru, Hyderabad etc.

  • The measures to be taken include revamping the strategy for effective management of Containment Zones

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