Efforts are on to bolster the supply of COVID-19 vaccines in India: PM Modi

PM Modi announces Rs 10 lakh fund and other benefits for kids who lost parents due to COVID-19
Image: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a virtual interaction with field officials from different states and districts on Tuesday.

The session focused on discussing the Covid-19 situation in India. PM Modi also told the attendees that the Union health ministry is undertaking continuous efforts to bolster supply of Covid-19 vaccines.

PM Modi also said that attempts are underway to release the vaccination schedule 15 days in advance.

Moreover, the PM also urged officials to pay attention to rural and remote regions of India.

As the second wave of Covid-19 sweeps through these areas. He pushed them to undertake rigorous efforts to test, isolate, and treat those affected.

Moreover, the union health ministry has released a set of guidelines on tackling a surge of Covid-19 cases in rural areas.

The guidelines suggest involving ASHA workers in battling against Covid-19. The daily Covid-19 cases now show a downward trend in India though.

ALSO READ: Dr K K Aggarwal, Cardiologist, Former IMA Chief, Dies Of COVID-19