New Delhi: At a time when the coronavirus cases in the country have climbed up to 114, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to share the technology-driven solutions to tackle the infection. Also Read - #IndiaFightsCorona: Our Fight Against COVID-19 Being Highlighted, Tweets PM Modi
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said a lot of people have been sharing technology-driven solutions for COVID-19. He also said that these efforts can help many. Also Read - Coronavirus: PM Modi Proposes COVID-19 Emergency Fund to SAARC Leaders, Total Cases in India Touch 107, Over 6000 Dead Globally
“Harnessing innovation for a healthier planet. A lot of people have been sharing technology-driven solutions for #COVID19. I would urge them to share them on ‘MyGovIndia’. These efforts can help many,” PM Modi said.
The development comes hours after the officials at the Health Ministry brief the media and said that the total number of cases in the country have gone up to 114 with Odisha reporting its first coronavirus patient and one new case each in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Kerala.
Earlier in the day, the Maharashtra government also reported four more patients of the infection, as concerns over the pandemic steered decisions across all sectors and states, including in politically volatile Madhya Pradesh.
The tally of 114 includes 17 foreigners. While two people died, 13 people were discharged after they recovered from the infection, which according to the WHO has infected 1,53,517 people in 135 countries and territories and claimed more than 5,700 lives.
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, many state have been virtually shut down to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the contribution of doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in fighting the virus. He said there was a coordinated response to the outbreak, showing the strong spirit of the nation in such situations.
In a series of tweets with the hashtag ‘India Fights Corona’, Modi said the encouragement from people highlighting the steps being taken to combat the virus is boosting the morale of all the “remarkable people” at the forefront of the fight.