Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday interact with doctors, paramedical staff and other frontline health workers of his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing at 11am to review the work related to Covid-19 situation.
He will review the working of various Covid-19 hospitals in Varanasi including Pandit Rajan Mishra Covid hospital, which was recently started through the joint efforts of the DRDO and the Indian Army. The Prime Minister will also review the working of non-Covid hospitals in the district, according to an official statement by the PMO.
Prime Minister Modi will also discuss the ongoing efforts for tackling the second wave of Covid-19 in Varanasi and preparations for the future.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said the number of active Covid-19 cases in the state has come down by over 62 per cent since its peak on April 30. In the past 24 hours, the state has reported 238 fresh deaths, which took the toll to 18,590, while 6,725 new coronavirus cases pushed the tally to 16,51,532.
Varanasi has reported 381 fresh Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours.