‘Lockdown last resort; follow Covid protocols’: PM Modi in address to nation
The country is again faced with a big battle against COVID-19 and conditions will improve with the decisions taken in recent days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday and stressed that lockdown should be the last option.
In his address to the nation, Modi said the people were undergoing suffering but "we need to fight it out with all our might" and expressed confidence that the coronavirus will be defeated with the combined efforts of the people.
"I want to thank our doctors and all our healthcare workers for working non-stop in this fight against COVID-19 pandemic," he said.
"If we all follow COVID-19 protocols, there'll be no need to impose lockdowns," Modi said.
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