Updated on: July 13, 2021 13:40 IST

PM Modi interacts with CMs of the North-East states on COVID-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the Chief Ministers of the North-eastern states to focus on micro containment zones to tide over Covid-19 crisis. The northeastern states have witnessed a recent spike in Covid-19 cases, despite a decrease in the number of cases across India. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that around 80% of the Covid-19 cases in India at the moment are being witnessed from 90 districts. As many as 14 of them are from the northeast.