Mumbai: Following the rising numbers of coronavirus cases in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted the importance of radio in the fight against the deadly virus.
“These are times when we need to increase positivity and decrease anxiety in the people. Radio can make a big difference by doing this,” he said on his Twitter handle.
Modi also said that radio has an unparalleled reach, and has a big role to play in the situation against coronavirus.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 28, 2020
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rose to 873 on Saturday.
The total number of active cases in the country rose to 775, while 78 patients have been cured and discharged.