The Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers of various states via video conference at 3 PM on Monday.
This will be his fifth meeting with the CMs since the first lockdown in India. PM Modi is expected to take a call on whether the government should extend the lockdown further or allow the gradual opening of the economy.
Meanwhile, the total cases in the country now stand at 62,939, including 41,472 active patients and 19,358 cured/discharged/migrated and 2,109 deaths.
A total of 17 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on saturday, taking the number of novel coronavirus cases in the state to 132, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said.