PM Modi to chair meeting with CMs on COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers today. This comes ahead of the January 16 vaccine roll-out and PM Modi will also be reviewing the coronavirus situation in their respective states.

PM Modi will be apprised by the CMs on the roll-out of coronavirus vaccine as well as the COVID-19 situation in their respective states. All states will share the details of preparations made for the planned vaccination during this meeting.

In the first phase, one crore healthcare workers and two crore frontline workers would be vaccinated and the Centre also plans to vaccinate 27 crore other persons who are at a greater risk of contracting the virus due to comorbidities.