Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the functioning of the armed forces medical services during the COVID-19 lockdown in a high-table meeting. Along with their functioning, their functioning with regards to civilian assistance was also discussed. As per the figures updated by the Ministry of Health on Friday, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in India rose to 1,748, indicating nearly 13 percent recovery of the total of 13,387 coronavirus cases in the country. PM Modi has extended the lockdown till May 4.
Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh reviewed functioning of the #ArmedForcesMedicalServices and their assistance to civilian authorities to contain spread of #COVID19Pandemic. #Covid19 #SwasthaBharat #sayyes2precautions #MoDAgainstCorona #StayHomeIndia #IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/vjHTzkXLji— ADG (M&C) DPR (@SpokespersonMoD) April 17, 2020
Defence Secretary Dr @drajaykumar_ias, Dir Gen Armed Forces Medical Services Lt Gen Anup Banerji, Dir Gen (Org & Pers) Lt Gen AK Hooda, Dir Gen Medical Services (Navy) Surg Vice Adm MV Singh and Dir Gen Medical Services (Air) Air Marshal MS Butola were also present. pic.twitter.com/Sjp6mtauYy— ADG (M&C) DPR (@SpokespersonMoD) April 17, 2020