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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his month-to-month programme ‘Mann Ki baat’ pressured on the necessity for carefulness to curb the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic and urged the residents to be extra vigilant throughout the ‘unlock’ interval.

“During this unlock period, one will have to focus deeply on two points — defeating corona and strengthening the economy and bolstering it,”mentioned Modi.

The Prime Minister mentioned, “During the unlock period, we have to stay more vigilant compared to the lockdown period and only alertness can save you from corona.”

“If you do not wear a mask, do not observe the two-yard social distancing norm or do not take other precautions, you are putting others at risk besides yourselves, especially the elderly and children at home,” cautioned the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister mentioned, “Some people are expressing that 2020 is not auspicious. People just want the year to be over, one way or the other. But historically, India has always emerged brighter and stronger, ensuring victory over all kinds of disasters and challenges.”

While the variety of COVID-19 instances on the planet are shut to crossing the ten million mark, India on Sunday witnessed a spike of greater than 19,000 case, bringing the full tally to 5,28,859.

India continued to be the fourth worst hit amongst 213 nations, with 2,03,051 lively instances, 16,095 deaths, and three,09,712 individuals have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.