Modi to interact with Chief Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers of some states on Tuesday to take stock of the Covid-19 situation even as infections have risen during the festive season and taken alarming proportions in some states, including Delhi.

Meanwhile, India’s coronavirus tally reached 90,95,807 on Sunday morning after 45,209 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The overall cases include 4,40,962 active cases and 85,21,617 recoveries. With 501 new deaths, the coronavirus death count in the country mounted to 1,33,227.

This is the fifteenth day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in a day. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000-threshold was on November 7.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 13,17,33,134 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 21st November, of these, 10,75,326 samples were tested yesterday. The last one crore tests were conducted in a span of just 10 days.

It may be noted that Universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh will reopen today. Only with 50% students on roster basis can attend the class in any enclosed area and a maximum of 200 students can attend the class at any given time.