Centre May Extend Lockdown Beyond May 17, 2020; Modi Gives Statement
Modi talks about some of the issues that need attention along with asking the states to make a decision about the extension of the lockdown.
After a six-hour video conference with Chief Ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to resume more economic activities in the upcoming weeks and also asked states to come up with their respective decisions with regard to extending the lockdown.
Modi also said that as economic activities have begun to pick up in several parts of the country, our country too will be picking up on the same. He also said that as a nation, we must be more focused on fighting the virus as wehwe also come to an understanding of how to go about it in order to reduce the spread of the same. Additionally, all precautionary measures must be taken to ensure that social distancing is maintained and every precaution is taken to prevent the spread.
Modi expressed the need to improve and strengthen the health infrastructure with the monsoon being round the corner.
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