PM warns against complacency in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi: Addressing the nation over the COVID-19 crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the lockdown may have been lifted in the country but warned saying that the 'virus is still out there'.

"We have come a long way in the fight against coronavirus," he added.

"Many people have stopped taking precautions now. This is not right. If you are careless, walking out without a mask, then you are putting yourself, your family, your family's children, the elderly in as much trouble.", PM said.

"In India, the death rate at per million population is 83. On the contrary, in several countries such as U.S, U.K and Brazil, the number is over 600.

India has been successful in saving lives of its citizens better than more prosperous countries.", Modi said. Asianet Online