PM And Other Leaders Thank Health-Workers On World Health Day

Publish On: 07 Apr, 2020 01:38 PM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

NEW DELHI: ​​​​​​As India has entered the third week of its 21-day nationwide lockdown and its total active cases of Coronavirus reached 3,981, this year's World Health Day, unlike other years, assumed huge significance for lawmakers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Today on #WorldHealthDay, allow us to not only pray for every person's healthiness and well-being but also reaffirm our gratitude towards all those doctors, nurses, medical staff and healthcare workers who are bravely leading the battle against the COVID-19 menace."

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He also made another tweet regarding the occasion.

It's not just the Prime Minister, but politicians from across the barrier stressed the importance of fine health and to honour those that keep us healthy -- doctors, nurses, and medical experts.

Congress's Randip Singh Surjewala took to Twitter to say: "#WorldHealthDay reminds us of the importance of fine health each year. Today, when the entire world is fighting against Corona, pledge to make a far better environment for living on earth, today."

He added, "On this occasion, all the doctors, nurses and medical experts should be thanked, who are the advance warriors of this battle."

Meanwhile, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari too took to Twitter and posted a photograph expressing gratitude to health staff and paramedics "protecting our lives". He said: "Saluting every doctor on the frontlines fighting the novel coronavirus and safeguarding our lives. #WorldHealthDay"

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So far 114 people have died because of Coronavirus in India. However, a total of 325 people have recovered from the deadly coronavirus across the country. the overall number of Corona affected patients in India, including those that have recovered, has reached 4,421 by Tuesday morning.