It will be long war against coronavirus in India, cannot take rest or get tired: PM Narendra Modi
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that it will be a long war for India against the coronavirus and encouraged the people by saying that we cannot take rest or get tired as we have to win against the infection.
"I state it with full responsibility that this is a long war against the coronavirus pandemic. But we do not have to get tired or take a rest in this war. We have to emerge victorious. Today, the country has only one goal and one resolve: to win this war," said PM Modi in his address to BJP karyakartas on the party’s foundation day.
PM Narendra Modi also praised the Indians for understanding the seriousness attached to the virus and timely taking part in the war against coronavirus.
"India’s efforts have set an example before the world in tackling coronavisus.India is one of the countries which understood the seriousness of this disease and waged a timely war against it. India took several decisions and tried its best to implement them on ground," said the PM via video call to BJP members.
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus positive cases in India has gone above 4000 mark with 109 deaths, the Health Ministry announced on Monday.
Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 45, followed by Gujarat at 11, Madhya Pradesh at nine, Telangana and Delhi at seven each, Tamil Nadu at five and Punjab at six. The highest number of confirmed cases is from Maharashtra at 690, followed by Tamil Nadu at 571 and Delhi at 503. The number cases in Telengana has gone up to 321, in Kerala to 314 and in Rajasthan to 253.