PM Narendra Modi rules out hard COVID-19 lockdown, says no one should panic

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Amid the rising COVID-19 infections crossed the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi connected Thursday (April 8) said that determination volition beryllium nary hard lockdown.

New Delhi: Amid the rising COVID-19 infections crossed the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi connected Thursday (April 8) said that determination volition beryllium nary hard lockdown. The Prime Minister said that determination is simply a request to enactment connected warfare footing again to combat the existent question of the pandemic.

"A challenging concern is emerging again. I petition you each to springiness your suggestions to tackle the COVID-19 situation," helium said.

Addressing a virtual meeting, with galore main ministers of states and national territories (UT) to sermon the existent concern of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing vaccination drive, PM Narendra Modi said that whichever authorities has imposed nighttime curfews, the authorities of those states should word it arsenic 'corona curfew' successful bid to dispersed awareness. 

"Wherever night curfew is successful place, determination the operation 'corona curfew' should beryllium utilized truthful that consciousness regarding coronavirus is maintained,” helium said. 

Meanwhile, PM Modi besides rejected opposition-ruled states’ request to unfastened vaccination process for each supra 18 years of age. Defending the existent eligibility criteria of vaccination for each 45 years, helium said, "India's criteria are nary antithetic from the astir prosperous countries successful the world, and it volition person to prioritise the vaccination." 

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