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Modi noted how India has fared much better than many parts of the world in fighting the pandemic

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A view of the Gandhi Nagar textile-cloth wholesale market, during 4th phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi

A view of the Gandhi Nagar textile-cloth wholesale market, during 4th phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi

In the 65th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to be "extra careful" and stick to precautions like maintaining social distance and wearing masks as the economy gradually opens up with railway and air traffic being resumed partially and set to be scaled up in the coming says. He said Coronavirus is very much there and we cannot be complacent.
 
India registered its highest single-day spike of 8,380 coronavirus cases, taking the total count in the country to 1,82,143, an increase of 4.8%.

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Yesterday, the government extended the nationwide lockdown in containment zones till June 30 to curb the coronavirus spread. 


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First Published: May 31 2020 | 3:55 PM IST

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