Bill Gates has admired Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership in handling the coronavirus outbreak in the country. He has written a letter to the Prime Minister for the effort of dealing with this pandemic in India.
The Gates Foundation co-chair Bill Gates wrote a letter on Wednesday to PM Modi by commending his leadership for this pandemic of COVID 19 in the nation. In the letter, Gates wrote, “We commend your leadership and the proactive measures you and your government have taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 infection rate in India, such as adopting a national lockdown..expanding focused testing to identify hot spots for isolation, quarantining, and care, and significantly increasing health expenditures to strengthen the health system response and promote R&D and digital innovation.”
Bill Gates writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: We commend your leadership and the proactive measures you and your government have taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 infection rate in India, such as adopting a national lockdown… pic.twitter.com/zDUiNTnE8M
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He further added, “I’m glad your government is fully utilizing its exceptional digital capabilities in its COVID-19 response and has launched the Aarogya Setu digital app for coronavirus tracking, contact tracing, and to connect people to health services,”
Gates expressed that Prime Minister Modi’s initiative is grateful to see how Modi Ji is balancing the public health imperatives with the necessity to confirm sufficient social protection for all the citizens of India.
The pandemic has affected worldwide but the early measures taken by The PM Modi for guiding the countrymen for early lockdown put the nation in a relatively better situation if we compared the situation of other countries like US, Italy and many more. The total number of novel coronavirus positive cases in India reached 20,471 by 22nd April’2020 while the Global COVID 19 affected cases rose to 2,579,748 according to Worldometers. Among 20,471 coronavirus positive cases 3,976 has while 652 cases have expired and the active cases remain 15,460 till the date.
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