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PM Modi's Decision to Provide Free Vaccines Will Speed Up Drive, Says Goa CM

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Vaccine Supply to Bump Up in Coming Days, Free Ration for 80 Cr People: Top Takeaways from PM's speech

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17:42:18 IST

Govt has decided to extend Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till Diwali. 80 crore poor will be provided free ration, under the scheme: PM Modi.

17:39:02 IST

Private hospitals can only charge Rs 150 as service charge on vaccines: PM Modi.

17:34:57 IST

Free Covid Vaccine for Every Indian, Centre to Handle Inoculation Process from June 21: PM Modi

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17:32:13 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday in his address to the nation said that from June 21, the Centre will provide free vaccines to the states for all citizens above the age of 18 years. "The Government of India itself will buy 75% of the total vaccine production from vaccine manufacturers and give it free to the state governments," PM Modi announced.

17:24:40 IST

To increase vaccine availability, the process of procuring vaccines from abroad has been sped up. Experts have also expressed concerns about children. In this direction, the trial of two vaccines is underway. Research is being conducted for a nasal vaccine in the country: PM Modi

17:18:04 IST

Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days. Seven companies in the country are producing different vaccines, 3 vaccine trials at advanced stage: PM Modi.

17:12:41 IST

The prime Minister said that new health infrastructure has been developed in the 1.5 years with COVID hospitals, ventilators beds, to preparing a network of testing labs. During the second wave in April-May, demand for medical oxygen increased at an unprecedented rate, PM Modi said.

17:08:12 IST

"This is the deadliest pandemic in the past 100 years. The modern world has not seen such a pandemic. Our country has fought this pandemic at many levels," PM Modi says.

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PM Modi Begins Address to Nation |

 PM Narendra Modi Speech Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation on the country's response to the Covid's devastating second wave.

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Watch PM Modi's Address to Nation Live, Here:

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Narendra Modi Speech LIVE Streaming: Watch PM’s Address to Nation at 5pm

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16:36:06 IST

India's Coronavirus Cases Come Down |

India 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 updated on Monday. 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.

16:24:44 IST

PM Modi Stressed on Vaccination |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his last public address had said that the fight was on many fronts in the second wave of the pandemic. The infection rate was high, the patients had to be hospitalised for longer and there was extreme pressure on the health system. Stressing the importance of vaccination, he had said frontline workers managed to serve without worry because of it. This suraksha kavach (shield) should reach everyone, he had added.

16:12:35 IST

What to Expect from PM Modi's Address?

PM Narendra Modi has addressed the nation a number of times since the outbreak of the COVID-19 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. 

16:02:30 IST

PM Modi's Address Comes Amid Gradual Relaxations in Lockdowns |

The devastating second wave of Covid-19 in India had necessitated lockdowns in various parts of the country in April and May. Now, as cases are coming, these restrictions are somewhat being relaxed keeping Covid precautions in mind. 

15:58:44 IST

'Not the Time to Feel Satisfied': PM Modi |

In Prime Minister Modi's last address, he had said even though the attack of the pandemic had been checked to an extent with the joint efforts of all, it was not the time to feel satisfied.

15:49:27 IST

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted the announcement: 

15:42:12 IST

PM Modi Gets Emotional, Lauds Doctors, Frontline Workers of Varanasi for Fight Against Covid-19

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15:38:20 IST

'Jahaan Bimaar, Vahin Upchaar': PM Modi |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his last address, had urged bringing medical services closer to COVID-19 patients, coming up with a new mantra - Jahan bimaar, wahin upchaar - at a video conference with doctors where he choked up while speaking of lives lost to the virus.

15:32:10 IST

PM Modi's Emotional Address in May## PM Modi's Emotional Address in May |

In an address to the nation on May 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had become emotional while lauding doctors, nurses and paramedical staff for their efforts in fighting COVID-19.

15:29:18 IST

Decline in Cases## Decline in Cases |

India 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 updated on Monday. 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.

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Address Comes Amid Decline in Cases## Address Comes Amid Decline in Cases |

The address comes at a time when Covid cases are on the decline after a deadly surge in April-May and parts of the country are emerging from strict lockdowns.

15:24:17 IST

What to Expect from the Address?## What to Expect from the Address?

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tweeted the announcement. Modi has addressed the nation a number of times since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, offering suggestions to people and outlining measures his government has been taking to deal with the situation.

15:23:49 IST

PM Modi to Address Nation at 5pm## PM Modi to Address Nation at 5pm |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 5pm on Monday and is expected to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the country.

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s announcement that the Central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to states for inoculation of all above the age of 18 years from June 21. “I welcome the decision of Hon’ble PM Shri narendramodi@narendramodi ji to provide free COVID19 vaccination for all above 18 years of age from 21 June 2021.

This will accelerate the efforts towards achieving 100% vaccination in Goa,” the CM tweeted. Goa BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade and the state BJP medical cell president Dr Shekhar Salkar also welcomed the free vaccination decision on Twitter.

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