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Say no to panic, yes to precautions: PM Modi on coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (March 12, 2020) said the government is fully vigilant about the situation due to coronavirus and urged people to say “no to panic” and “yes to precautions”.”Say no to panic, say yes to precautions. No minister of the central government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel,” PM Modi said on Twitter.

No Minister of the Central Government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel.

 

We can break the chain of spread and ensure safety of all by avoiding large gatherings.

In a series of tweets, the PM informed that multiple steps have been pro-actively taken to ensure the safety of all across all ministries and states.

These steps are wide-ranging, from the suspension of visas to augmenting healthcare capacities, the PM said in another tweet.

“We can break the chain of spread and ensure the safety of all by avoiding large gatherings,” he said.

The government is fully vigilant about the situation due to COVID-19 novel coronavirus, he added.