New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat invited people who are encountering or have encountered the novel coronavirus from close quarters. Here’s what they said. Also Read - From Akshay Kumar to Ram Charan, Celebs Who Have Made Major Donations Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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Sharing his story with PM Modi on his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat, techie Ram Gampa Teja said that at first, he was scared. He couldn’t believe that he had contracted the novel coronavirus. After he was moved to the quarantine, he started gaining his strength. Doctors and nurses used to come to just talk. “I started feeling I would get better,” he said. “We heaved a sign of relief after it was found that no other family member has got infected. Quarantine is not a prison. Everyone must know that there is no stigma,” he said. Also Read - ICC Salutes Former T20 World Cup Winner Joginder Sharma For Performing His Cop Duty During Coronavirus Outbreak

Everybody was helpful: Ashok Kapoor

Agra’s Ashok Kapoor whose entire family got infected by the novel coronavirus said that after recovery he doesn’t have even 1% problem. ” We were given six separate rooms. The rooms were great. We spent 14 days in quarantine.”

War-like Situation: Dr Nitish Gupta

Joining PM Modi on his Mann ki Baat, doctor Nitish Gupta said it’s a war-like situation. “Patients are getting scared the moment they come to know they have coronavirus. We have to explain to them that they woild be fine in 14 days,” Nitish said.

Young are also getting affected: Dr Borse

“Young population is also getting affected but these cases are not serious,” Dr Borse said.