Surge in COVID Cases in Maharashtra & Kerala; Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the Situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the country amid an upward trajectory in cases in a few states. The review meeting was attended by Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and top officials of the two ministries. Shah took stock of the coronavirus situation in the country, particularly states which have witnessed a spike in cases recently. The meeting also focused on the possible assistance to be offered to the affected states. Recently, states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh saw a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases.