Modi has addressed the nation a number of times since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic last year. His last address was on April 20, in which urged the state governments to focus more on micro-containment zones instead of a lockdown. He had also urged citizens, especially the youths, to come forward to help the needy and asked them to form small committees in their areas and create awareness about Covid protocols.
With today’s numbers, the total number of coronavirus cases has now reached 2,89,09,975 while the death toll rose to 3,49,186. There are 14,01,609 active cases in the country while as many as 2,71,59,180 people have recovered from the disease. The ministry said a total of 23,27,86,482 people have been vaccinated so far.