Deccan Chronicle



Patna, April 16: A day before an all-party meeting over Covid situation in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a high level meeting here Friday discussing steps taken so far to check spread of the virus and also availabili­ty of oxygen cylinder for coronaviru­s patients.

Emering from the meeting, Kumar refused to divulge details of the deliberati­ons, saying everything will be discussed at all-party meeting which will be chaired by Governor Phagu Chauhan on April 17.

“We will brief about steps taken till now to check the spread of infections and will listen to point of views of others,” he told reporters.

The chief minister said after talks with political parties, a district level meeting will be held the next day and more suitable measures will be taken to put a break on surge of coronaviru­s in Bihar like other parts of the country in the wake of its second wave.

The meeting called by the Governor will be held in virtual mode.

Friday meeting on coronaviru­s scenario in Bihar was attended by Deputy Chief Ministers - Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi - besides Health minister Mangal Pandey, his cabinet colleague in Education department Vijay Kumar Chaudhary and Principal Secretary Health Pratyaya Amrit among others.

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