The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on the COVID-19 situation on Saturday and instructed that COVID-19 testing needs to be scaled up further in areas with high test positivity rates.
The Prime Minister urged for boosting of healthcare resources in rural areas and pointed out that the focus should be on door-to-door testing and surveillance. He also directed officials to ensure proper distribution of oxygen supply in rural areas.
The PM was briefed about the COVID-19 vaccination process and the state-wise coverage of 45+ population. He asked officials to work states to ramp up the vaccination process across the country.