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PM Modi to interact with chief ministers on 16-17 June regarding the lockdown.

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PM Modi to interact with chief ministers on 16-17 June regarding the lockdown.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers of all states and Union Territories via video conferencing on 16 and 17 June (Tuesday and Wednesday) amid the ongoing fifth phase of the lockdown, which will end on 30 June, according to media reports.

Modi likely to hold fresh round of consultation with chief ministers next week as the country gradually emerges out ofWith the country recording a spike in novel coronavirus cases even as it gradually eases lockdown restrictions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a fresh round of consultation with chief ministers of all states and union territories on June 16 and 17.

This will be PM Modi’s sixth virtual meeting with the chief ministers since the first phase of the lockdown was announced on March 24 to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. On June 8, states lifted several restrictions imposed earlier in accordance with the Centre’s directives on ‘Unlock 1’. coronavirus lockdoIndia crossed 3 lakh coronavirus cases Friday after at least 2,900 cases were reported from across the country. Maharashtra, one of the worst-hit states, breached the 100,000-mark in Covid-19 cases today as it recorded 3,493 new cases with the total tally now at 101,141. The state accounts for one-third of India’s cases.

Meanwhile, the doubling time of coronavirus cases in India has improved to 17.4 days currently, from 15.4 days a couple of weeks ago, the Union health ministry said on Friday, even as the country for the first time recorded over 10,000 new instances of the infection in a day. At the time the lockdown was imposed on March 25, the doubling rate of COVID-19 cases was 3.4 days, it said.

with over 10,000 fresh cases, India today recorded its highest ever rise in single-day coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country surpassed 2.97 lakh, according to the data released by ministry of health and family affairs. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi — three worst-hit state by coronavirus pandemic — witnessed the highest spike in daily Covid-19 count.

The death toll from the Covid-19 virus surged to 396 in last 24 hours, taking the total number of fatalities to 8,498.