The PMO said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly monitoring the situation in Gorakhpur and is in touch with central and state authorities.
Taking to Twitter, it also informed that Minister of state for health Anupriya Patel and the Union health secretary will take stock of the situation in the state.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited the Baba Raghav Das Medical college hospital in Gorakhpur where 79 children lost their lives.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Union Health Minister JP Nadda. After taking stock of the situation, the UP CM is expected to address a press conference later in the day.
Earlier in the day, 16 more children reportedly succumbed due to hospital negligence.