New Delhi: Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Invoice Gates has counseled Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s management and his authorities’s “proactive measures” akin to lockdown and growth of targeted testing in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
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In line with officers, Gates, in a letter to Modi, stated he was glad that the Indian authorities is absolutely using its distinctive digital capabilities in its COVID-19 response and has launched the ‘Aarogya Setu’ digital app for coronavirus monitoring, contact tracing, and to attach individuals to well being companies.
“We commend your leadership and the proactive measures you and your government have taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 infection rate in India,” Gates was quoted as saying within the letter.
He hailed the Modi authorities’s steps in preventing COVID-19 akin to adopting a nationwide lockdown, increasing targeted testing to determine hotspots for isolation, quarantining, and care, and considerably growing well being expenditures to strengthen the well being system response and selling Analysis and Growth and digital innovation.
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“Grateful to see that you’re seeking to balance public health imperatives with the need to ensure adequate social protection for all Indians,” officers quoted the Gates Basis co-chair as saying.
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