Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the Covid 19 situation in the country today. He took stock of the situation in various parts of the country and the preparedness of various states. Mr. Modi stressed on the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places.
He said awareness about Covid-19 should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis should be laid on preventing spread of the infection. The Prime Minister reiterated that there is no room for any complacency in this regard. He appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in Delhi.
Mr. Modi further directed that similar approach should be adopted with other State Governments in containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the entire NCR area.
The successful example of surveillance and home based care through ‘DhanvantriRath’ in Ahmedabad was highlighted and it was directed that it may be emulated in other places.
The Prime Minister also directed that real time national level monitoring and guidance should be provided to all affected States and places with high test positivity rate.
The review meeting was attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member, NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary and other senior officials.