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UP CM Yogi Says The Public Is Indebted To Healthcare Workers, Prays For Covid Recoveries

Earlier in the day, VP Naidu thanked all healthcare workers on the occasion of World Health Day for their service, especially in the fight against COVID-19

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On the occasion of World Health Day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath urged people to maintain social distancing to break the contact chain and stop the spread of coronavirus.

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Adityanath thanks health care workers

In a series of tweets, CM Adityanath referred to the threat of coronavirus and prayed for everyone's health. He added that the people are indebted to the health workers, doctors, nurses, and those who are engaged in the service of humanity. He reiterated the need for social distancing in order to break the contact chain and help fight the coronavirus epidemic.

Earlier in the day, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu thanked all healthcare workers on the occasion of World Health Day for their service, especially in the fight against coronavirus. He also reiterated that action will be taken against anyone who misbehaves with the healthcare workers. 

READ: 26 More Health Workers Positive For Coronavirus At Mumbai's Now Shut Wockhardt Hospital

CM Aditynath's message on World Health day comes at a time when doctors worldwide are also testing positive for coronavirus due to the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) suits which include gloves, masks, etc. There has also been a shortage in the supply of ventilators, defibrillators, ICU beds etc. 

Delhi State Cancer Institute in the capital and Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai have been sealed and have been declared as 'containment zones.'

On Monday, AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association wrote a letter to PM Modi asking for better facilities and security for health care workers who have been stigmatized by certain individuals. 

READ: Resident Doctors' Association Writes Letter To PM Modi For Inadequate PPE Supply

READ: AIIMS Doctor Breaks Down, Calls Fight Against Coronavirus Outbreak 'challenging'

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