Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the expansion and modernisation of medical infrastructure in Varanasi in the last 5-6 years has helped in fighting Covid-19.
PM Modi reviewed the status of Covid-19 in Varanasi district through videoconferencing.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister took stock of testing, availability of beds, medicines, vaccines
and manpower etc for prevention of Corona and proper treatment of Corona infected patients.
He directed the officers to provide all possible assistance to the public expeditiously.
During the discussion, the Prime Minister emphasised that everybody should follow the “distance of two yards and mask is essential”.
Stressing the importance of the vaccination campaign, the Prime Minister said that the administration should make everyone above the age of 45 aware of this.
He also asked the administration to extend all possible assistance to the people of Varanasi with utmost sensitivity.
The Prime Minister thanked all the doctors and medical staff of the country and said that even in this hour of crisis, they are doing their duty sincerely.
‘We have to learn from last year’s experiences and move forward cautiously,’ he said.
The Prime Minister emphasised on “Test, Track and Treat” and said that like the first wave, the same strategy has to be adopted to win over the virus.