Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that timely decisions have helped the coronavirus grow in the country.
His remarks came via video conferencing on the COVID-19 situation in the country in a meeting with the country’s chief ministers and heads of 21 states and union territories.
He said, “Two weeks have passed on Unlock 1. During this time our experience can be beneficial for us in the future. Today I will get to know the ground reality from you, your suggestions will help in making future strategy.”
“Timing matters a lot in overcoming any crisis. Timely decisions have helped a lot in containing coronavirus in the country,” he said.
Speaking further, the Prime Minister said: “Over the past few weeks, thousands of Indians have returned from abroad to India and hundreds of migrant workers have reached their hometowns. Almost all modes of transport have resumed operations, still, COVID-19 impact has not been that huge in India as in other parts of the world.”
On 13 June, Prime Minister Modi held a detailed meeting with senior ministers and officials to review India’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, COVID-19 count in India reached 3,43,091 on Tuesday, with an increase of 10,667 cases and 380 deaths in the last 24 hours.