While the country is battling the deadly coronavirus that has infected over 1.25 lakh people and claimed over 4,000 lives worldwide, PM Modi tweeted saying, "Say no to panic, say yes to precautions." He has also proposed SAARC nations to chalk out a strong strategy to fight Coronavirus.
As India is making an all-out effort to fight the deadly coronavirus that has claimed one life in Karnataka and infected 81 people in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to provide tips to combat this virus.
Say No to Panic, Say Yes to Precautions.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 12, 2020
No Minister of the Central Government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel.
We can break the chain of spread and ensure safety of all by avoiding large gatherings.
First, he tweeted saying, "Say no to panic, say yes to precautions." His tweet also mentioned that no minister of the Central government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. "I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel. We can break the chain of spread and ensure the safety of all by avoiding large gatherings." Modi's tweets said.
As the case looks more serious with many companies shutting operations and asking people to work from home and the stock markets witnessing a dip in shares, PM Modi tweeted saying, "I would like to propose that the leadership of SAARC nations chalk out a strong strategy to fight coronavirus.
We could discuss, via video conferencing, ways to keep our citizens healthy. Together, we can set an example to the world, and contribute to a healthier planet."
Within minutes, the PM posted another tweet that read, "Our planet is battling the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. At various levels, governments and people are trying their best to combat it. South Asia, which is home to a significant number of the global population should leave no stone unturned to ensure our people are healthy."
So far, 81 people have been infected and one person from Karnataka has succumbed to the deadly virus. In Karnataka, CM BS Yediyurappa called for an emergency meeting and ordered the closure of pubs, malls, schools, colleges and universities, all types of sports events, birthday party, village and temple fare, big wedding gatherings for one week.
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