Jul 13, 2021, 02:27PM ISTSource: TOI.in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level review meeting on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) with the chief ministers of the northeastern states. At the conference, held virtually over video-conferencing, the Prime Minister expressed his concerns over the influx of unmasked tourists at hill stations and marketplaces, calling for greater emphasis on micro-containment zones. Prime Minister Modi also said that officials need to keep an eye out for the various Covid-19 variants which are currently being studied by experts.