New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- : Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting on coronavirus outbreak and reviewed hospital and laboratory preparedness, measures taken for capacity building of rapid response teams and extensive surveillance activities.

According to an official statement, during the meeting, the officials apprised the Principal Secretary of the recent developments, preparedness and response measures associated with the spread of coronavirus.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MHFW) briefed the Principal Secretary on various precautions and preparations undertaken by the Ministry to deal with exigencies.

The Principal Secretary also reviewed various preventive measures taken ...