Key takeaways from PM Modi's address to the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the government's efforts to obtain medications and Covid-19 vaccines, as well as maintain a rigorous lockdown, in order to stop Covid-19 from spreading across the country. PM Modi noted that in the last one and a half years, new health infrastructure has been constructed, including Covid-19 hospitals, ventilator beds, and the preparation of a network of testing labs. He praised experts across the country for working so quickly to develop a vaccination against Covid-19. Three other Covid-19 vaccines are in the advanced trial stage, according to the prime minister, and development on a nasal vaccine is also underway.