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PM Modi lauds online chess exhibition match

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded main Indian chess gamers for participating in an internet exhibition chess event to lift funds for the PM-CARES Fund that has been set as much as help within the battle in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic.

The gamers embrace former world champion Vishwanathan Anand, Vidit Gujrathi, P. Harikrishna and B. Adhiban, Koneru Humpy and Dharika.

“Innovative effort and kind gesture by our chess players, including @vishy64theking, @viditchess, Pentala Harikrishna, B. Adhiban and @HarikaDronavali. Am sure the participants would have had an enriching experience,” mentioned Modi in a tweet.

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Joint Secretary within the Ministry of Well being Lav Agarwal mentioned on Wednesday that 11.41 per cent of coronavirus sufferers have recovered from the an infection and a complete of 170 districts have been recognized with hotspots, whereas 207 have been recognized as non-hotspots.

The entire variety of confirmed instances in India is 11,439, whereas 392 individuals have succumbed to the illness and 1,343 individuals have been cured. The entire variety of lively instances within the nation is 9,756. A complete of 1,076 instances have been added within the final 24 hours, mentioned the Well being Ministry.

“We are focusing on following the proper protocol for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, especially people in the high-risk group and patients with comorbidities,” mentioned Agarwal whereas emphasising on saving lives from the viral an infection.

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(IANS)

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