"Many of our near and dear ones have left us untimely", he said. "After successfully tackling 1st wave, the nation's morale was high, it was confident but this storm (2nd wave) has shaken the nation." he said.
Dedicating his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' address to Covid-19 fight-back, Modi asked a few people engaged in the battle - two doctors, a nurse, an ambulance driver and a lady who had overcome the disease - to share their experiences.
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High Minister Narendra Modi (PM Modi) will cope with the country these days thru "Mann Ki Baat" program amid Coronavirus proceeding within the nation. You all know that people above 45 years of age get a free vaccine. "The people of the villages will show the way to the country and the world", the prime minister said.
India has let its guard down and became overconfident after successfully tackling the first wave of coronavirus only to get heavily hit by the second one, Modi has admitted, in a radio address on Sunday, RT reported.
Addressing a ceremony on Panchayati Raj Diwas during which Modi launched the distribution of e-property cards under the 'SWAMITVA scheme, he said the pandemic was prevented from affecting rural areas previous year and exuded confidence that the success can be replicated as local leadership now have experience as well as knowledge. There are many hospital websites where this information is available, and where you can consult the doctors as well.More news: No sign of Indonesian sub as air dwindles, search resumes
- "The Government of India is applying its entire might to give a fillip to the endeavours of State Governments".
Others such as US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi urged the Biden administration to release unused vaccines to India. "You can seek the advice from doctors too", he said.
Koul also appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to follow the Ciovid19 guidelines and SOPs during the holy month of Ramdan and assured social distancing to contain the Covid19 in the Union Territory.More news: Biden Plans To Cut Emissions At Least In Half By 2030
Modi also appealed to states to extend the benefit of the Centre's free vaccine campaign to the maximum number of people. "So, we have to ensure that everyone in villages gets both the doses of vaccine", he added. "The only usual side effects, associated with every vaccine such as fever, pain in the entire body, pain at the site of vaccination were witnessed". From May 1st, vaccines will be available for every person above 18 years of age, PM Modi stated. Now the Corporate Sector, companies too will be able to participate in the programme of administering the vaccine to their employees.