New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that many people are highlighting different aspects of how India is combating COVID-19. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi also advised people to avoid non-essential travel and minimise social outings. Also Read - Coronavirus: 'No Issue if PM Wants to Call Meet of SAARC, But Government Still Not Doing Enough,' Says P Chidambaram
He also lauded doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for ‘working in sync’ to contain the pandemic which has claimed lives of over 6,000 people globally. “At all levels, various authorities are working in sync to ensure COVID-19 does not spread. No stone is being left unturned to ensure people are healthy”, stated the Prime Minister. Also Read - Bangladesh Tour of Pakistan Postponed Amid Coronavirus Threat
“Many people are highlighting different aspects of how India is combating COVID-19. This is certainly boosting the morale of all those doctors, nurses, municipal workers, airport staff and all other remarkable people at the forefront of fighting COVID-19”, PM Modi tweeted with hashtag #IndiaFightsCorona.
The Prime Minister thanked people for ‘boosting the morale of doctors, nurses, municipal workers, airport staff and all other remarkable people at the forefront of fighting COVID-19’.
Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India reached 110 today, with Maharashtra reporting the highest followed by Kerala.
Earlier in the day, five new cases were detected in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, taking the total number of cases to 38 in Maharashtra.
Three members of a family in Mumbai have tested positive. One person from Navi Mumbai who returned from a foreign trip, while one from Yavatmal who came from a visit to Dubai, have also tested COVID-19 positive.
With these new cases, the breakup of affected patients spread across the state is — Mumbai (eight cases), Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad (16), Nagpur (4), Navi Mumbai (2), Yavatmal (3), plus Thane, Kalyan, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Raigad (1 each).