World Health Organization (WHO) praises India’s action against corona
New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded India’s timely measures and efforts to prevent the coronavirus epidemic. All of these measures will help to prevent viral infections, the organization said.
Dr. Poonam Kshetrapal, Director-General of Southeast Asia at the WHO, said it was not possible to predict the future of corona in India, but that the six-week lockdown, various government measures such as thorns, isolation, testing, etc. would not be possible.
“Despite the various obstacles, India’s commitment to the fight against corona is commendable,” he said.
Today, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the lockdown period for another 19 days, to May 3. The lockdown, which began earlier on March 25, ended at midnight on Tuesday.
The total number of infections in India so far has reached 10,363 and the death toll has risen to 339.