Prime Minister expressed gratitude toward the States for supporting the choice of lockdown due to which India has accomplished some success in restricting the spread of COVID-19. He lauded how all the States have worked together as a group to check the spread of the infection. He also warned that the global situation remains far from satisfactory and speculated of second wave of the spread of the infection in some countries.
Prime Minister outlined that the common objective for the nation is to guarantee a minimum loss of life. Within the following few weeks, testing, following, confinement and isolate ought to stay the focus. He highlighted the need of keeping up supply of essential medical items, accessibility of raw material for manufacturing of medicines and medical equipment. He said it is vital to guarantee accessibility of partitioned, devoted hospital facilities for COVID-19 patients. To extend the accessibility of doctors, he inquired the States to tap into the resource pool of AYUSH doctors, organize online training and utilize para-medical staff, NCC and NSS volunteers.
He said it is vital to guarantee release of funds to the recipients under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana to avoid swarming at banks. Prime Minister said that considering that this is often the time to harvest crops, the Government has given some relaxation from lockdown but it is necessary to persistently screen and keep up social distancing as much as possible.
The Chief Minister said thanks to the Prime Minister for his authority, continuous direction and bolster in this time of emergency. They acknowledged the Prime Minister for taking the strong and convenient choice of Lockdown which has made a difference check the spread of the infection within the nation. They specified their endeavors of keeping up social distancing, following suspect cases, distinguishing and quarantining suspect cases emerging from Nizamuddin Markaz, containing community transmission, boosting up of medical workforce, provision of tele-medicine, provision of mental migrant workers, dissemination of food and other essentials to those in need and taking care of migrant workers. The States spoke around the significance of mobilising resources, financial and a medical to relieve the emergency crisis.
Union Health Secretary advised the dignitaries of the rise in number of cases in India, spread of cases from Nizamuddin Markaz, arrangements to handle medical cases emerging out of further spread of the infection and got to break transmission chain within the locale with a high number of confirmed cases.
Union Defence Minister, Health Minister, Principal Secretary, Cabinet Secretary, Home Secretary, and DG ICMR also participated in the interaction. Along with the Chief Ministers, the Home Minister, Health Minister, Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and Health Secretary of the respective states also attended the video conference.