UP CM asks sportspersons to make people aware about COVID protocols, safety guidelines

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Lucknow, May 3 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday urged sportspersons to spread awareness about COVID-19 protocols and safety guidelines through appeals and messages, the state government said in a statement.

In a virtual interaction with sportspersons, Adityanath said, 'The Centre and the state government is making every possible effort to fight COVID and this is not the time for negative things.” “We all should increase the morale of doctors, health workers, paramedics, cleanliness workers, frontline workers and corona warriors and provide support to the society,' he added.

Several sportspersons including cricketer Suresh Raina praised the efforts of the chief minister and state government in tackling the pandemic, the statement said. PTI CORR NAV RHL