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Covid: PM Modi to chair high-level meeting today amid warnings of third wave

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Covid: PM Modi to chair high-level meeting today amid warnings of third wave

New Delhi: As experts suggests a third wave of Covid-19 to hit the country in coming weeks, the government doesn’t seem to stand unprepared this time in the battle against Coronavirus. To review the augmentation and availability of medical oxygen across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a high-level meeting today on Friday, so the mistakes of past are not repeated this time, as per reports.

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With many places complaining of oxygen shortage in hospitals during the peak of the second COVID-19 wave in April-May, the Union government has been taking measures in coordination with states to boost its production and supply.

Modi has been holding a number of meetings in this regard amid apprehensions of a third wave of the pandemic.

On June 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with top officials to review the progress of vaccination and COVID-19 situation in the country and expressed satisfaction at the rising speed of vaccinations this week.

During the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country saw a shortage of medical oxygen as the cases shot up in the last two weeks of April and the first two weeks of May.

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