Evolve political consensus on national policy to tackle COVID surge: Sonia Gandhi to Centre

New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) With India battling a COVID-19 surge, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged the Centre to evolve a political consensus on a national policy to tackle the spread of the pandemic.

In a video message, Gandhi said it is time that the central and state governments wake up and discharge their duties.

India's daily COVID-19 cases reached a record high of 4,01,993 on Saturday, taking the cumulative caseload to 1,91,64,969, according to Union health ministry data. PTI SKC DIV DIV