Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh are also present in the meet
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with chief ministers of all states on Thursday, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country and told the Chief Ministers that in next few weeks, testing, tracing, isolation and quarantine should remain focus areas.He highlighted necessity of maintaining supply of essential medical products,availability of raw material for the manufacture of medicines and medical equipment.
Union Health Secretary apprised dignitaries of rise in cases in India, the spread of cases from Nizamuddin Markaz, preparations to tackle medical cases arising out of further spread of the virus, Prime Minister’s Office said about PM’s meeting with Chief Ministers via video conferencing.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were also present in the meet.
This is the second such interaction in less than two weeks on the critical issue of the COVID-19 outbreak and related matters, and the first after the Central government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown from March 25. The last interaction took place on March 20.