New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 5 pm as informed by the PMO. It has not been revealed yet on what issue PM Modi will speak but sources have anticipated that the address will be related to the Unlock process and Covid vaccination.
Prime Minister’s address comes at a time when Covid cases are seeing a downward trend in the country after a deadly second wave in April-May.
PM Modi is very likely to speak on the prevailing coronavirus situation in the country, as a number of states are in the process to unlock and resume normal activities.
Prime Minister might speak on the vaccination drive and the current vaccine shortage states have been facing. PM may also ponder on the issue related to third wave and is very likely to announce vaccines related to children.
Meanwhile, India on Monday reported 1,00,636 fresh COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 61 days, taking the infection tally to 2,89,09,975, while the number of active cases dropped to 14,01,609, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data stated. The death toll due to coronavirus reached 3,49,186 with 2,427 new fatalities, the lowest in around 45 days, the data updated at 8 am showed.
A total of 96,982 new cases were recorded in a span of 24 hours on April 6.
Also, 15,87,589 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 36,63,34,111, while the daily positivity rate was recorded at 6.34 per cent.