Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to interact with Health Ministers of southern states to review Corona situation
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said that 95 percent of India’s eligible adult population has been administered the first dose of the COVID vaccine. In a tweet, Mr Mandaviya has congratulated the nation for the remarkable achievement. He said, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hard work of health workers, and public participation, the country was continuously moving forward in its vaccine campaign.
Mr. Mandaviya will chair a high-level virtual meeting with the health ministers of southern states and union territories today to review the COVID-19 situation. He will also review public health preparedness as well as response measures being taken in the context of Omicron variant.
The health ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman, and Nicobar Islands will attend the meeting. The meeting will also be attended by senior health officials.