This will be the first meeting of the Council of Ministers in the aftermath of the second wave of the pandemic.
The PM has held meetings with State Chief Ministers, pharma companies, vaccine makers and oxygen manufacturers during the past few weeks to review how the Covid situation was being tackled.
Health Secretary yesterday submitted a report to the Home Secretary regarding the Corona situation in the worst-affected nine states.
Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh are some of the worst affected states and major contributors to the sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in the country.
At present 45 years and above are eligible to administer vaccine the Covid-19 vaccine, while the vaccination for 18 years and above will begin from May 1 as the registrations for the same have begun on CoWIN portal and Aarogya Setu app.