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PM Modi To Review Covid Situation Today Amid Concerns Over New Coronavirus Variant

The meeting comes amid rising global concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus which the World Health Organization has named 'Omicron' and classified as a highly transmissible virus of concern.

PM Modi To Review Covid Situation Today Amid Concerns Over New Coronavirus Variant
Prime Minister Narendra Modi PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, will convene an important meeting to take a stock of the current Covid situation and the vaccination drive in the country with top officials, according to the official sources.

The meeting comes amid rising global concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus which the World Health Organization has named 'Omicron' and classified as a highly transmissible virus of concern.

"The prime minister will chair an important meeting on the situation relating to Covid-19 and vaccination with top officials at 10:30 am today," a source said.

The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 120.96 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry. 

(With PTI Inputs)

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