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New Delhi, July 19, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the Chief Ministers of seven states over the telephone here on Sunday about the situation in their states.
These Chief Ministers are Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Sarbananda Sonowal (Assam), Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Andhra Pradesh), K. Chandrasekhar Rao (Telangana), K. Palaniswami (Tamil Nadu), Jai Ram Thakur (Himachal Pradesh) and Trivendra Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand).
The Prime Minister, it's believed, discussed about coronavirus (COVID-19) and its handling, the flood situation and other issues with them. He talked about state-specific concerns with them, according to sources.
As of today, India has 3,73,379 active Covid-19 cases. Tamil Nadu is one of the key states where Covid-19 is spreading rapidly.
Both Assam and Bihar are facing floods.