PM Modi chairs meeting of empowered groups, reviews preparedness on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a joint meeting of the Empowered Group constituted to combat Covid-19.

“PM @narendramodi chaired a joint meeting of the Empowered Groups constituted for planning and ensuring implementation of COVID-19 response activities in the country,” Prime Minister office tweeted.

PM Modi reviewed countrywide preparedness regarding availability of hospitals, proper isolation and quarantine facilities as well as disease surveillance, testing and critical care training.

He also directed the concerned groups and officials to ensure sufficient production, procurement and availability of all essential medical equipment such as PPEs, masks, gloves and ventilators.