PM Modi’s plan to control Corona, know what he told the Chief Ministers


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to the states that while formulating any strategy in view of the increasing cases of corona infection, it must be kept in mind that there should be minimum damage to the livelihood and economic activities of the common people and the pace of the economy should also be maintained. . In his address after a video conference interaction with the Chief Ministers of all the states, the Prime Minister said that the infection of Omicron is increasing ‘many times’ faster than other variants of Corona and the scientific and health sector experts of the country are continuously studying it. are doing.

Be more prepared during the festive season

PM Modi said, ‘It is clear that we have to be alert, be careful. Care has to be taken that there is no atmosphere of fear. At the same time, he also said that in view of the coming festive season, the promptness of the people as well as the administration should not decrease. The PM said, ‘The more we can limit the infection, the less the problem will be.’ Giving a detailed account of India’s preparedness to fight the pandemic, the Prime Minister said that apart from fighting the new variant of Corona, Omicron, the country also needs to be prepared to deal with any future variants of this virus.

Experience of 2 years fighting Corona

The PM said, ‘In this fight with Corona, we have to take great care of one more thing. Now we have 2 years of fighting experience. The country is also prepared. There should be minimum damage to the livelihood and economic activities of the common people. The pace of the economy also remained the same. We keep these things in mind while making any strategy.

Emphasis on home quarantine

The Prime Minister said that therefore it would be better to focus more at the local level. He said, ‘From where more cases of infection are coming, from where more and more cases are coming, there should be investigation, it will have to be ensured. Apart from this, we have to ensure that maximum treatment is also done in home quarantine. Let us tell you that in view of the rapidly increasing cases of infection, various restrictions have been imposed by the states in different parts of the country. While many states have imposed night curfew, some states have also declared weekend curfew. He told the Chief Ministers that the governments should continue to issue the guidelines related to home quarantine and also improve it from time to time. He said that during this period, the better the system of ‘testing, tracking and treatment’, the less the need to go to hospitals.

PM Modi said on Corona vaccination

Referring to the ongoing vaccination campaign in the country, the Prime Minister said that the sooner the precautionary dose is administered to the front line workers and senior citizens suffering from serious diseases, the less burden will be on the health care infrastructure of the country. The Prime Minister said that today India has given the first dose of vaccines to about 92% of the adult population and has given both doses to about 70% of the population. Not only this, within just 10 days, India has also vaccinated about 30 million of its adolescents.

victory against corona

Expressing confidence of victory against Corona, he said, ‘It shows the potential of India and also shows our preparedness to deal with this challenge.’ He stressed on intensifying the ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign for 100% vaccination. The Prime Minister said that most of the experts of the world say that whatever the form of corona, vaccine is the ‘most effective weapon’ and vaccines made in India are proving their superiority all over the world. “It is a matter of pride for every Indian,” he said.

PM holds meeting with Chief Ministers of states

In this dialogue through video conference, the transition of Corona in the states and their preparations in view of this were discussed. The Chief Ministers also presented their views. In the meeting, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, besides Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Dev, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and other Chief Ministers of the states. took part. This meeting is taking place at a time when the cases of corona infection are increasing rapidly in the country.

Corona cases increasing in the country

On Thursday, there have been 2,47,417 new cases of corona virus in the country. There are 5,488 cases of Omicron variants. According to the data of the Union Health Ministry till 8 am on Thursday, there were 620 cases of Omicron variants in the country in a day, which is the highest ever. Since the start of the pandemic in the year 2020, the Prime Minister has reviewed the situation several times by holding meetings with the Chief Ministers.