New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is set to address the public at 5 pm on Monday. Modi has addressed the public a number of times since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic last year, offering suggestions to people and outlining measures his government has been taking to deal with the situation. He has also made new announcements at times in the address.
The information on his address was confirmed through the official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office.
“Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi will address the nation at 5 PM today, 7th June,” the Prime Minister’s Office said on Twitter.
Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi will address the nation at 5 PM today, 7th June.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 7, 2021
The PM 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. Modi may also speak about the vaccination drive across the country and how it is beneficial for the prevention of the third wave of the novel coronavirus.
Meanwhile, India on Monday reported 1,00,636 fresh COVID 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, 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 today showed.