Modi says government committed to provide COVID-19 vaccine to all citizens

A woman wearing a protective mask watches Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on TV screens inside a showroom, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government was preparing to supply COVID-19 vaccines to all citizens once they are available.

In his address to the nation, Modi urged Indians to continue wearing masks and maintain social distancing rules to prevent further spread of the pandemic ahead of festive season.

“I want everyone to remember that we cannot be complacent in our fight against COVID-19,” Modi said.

People are seen at a market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis


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