Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the people to fight the pandemic by strictly following Covid appropriate behaviour.
All possible precautions, including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following the other protocols should be ensured, he said.
Taking to Twitter on the occasion of World Health Day, Mr Modi said, 'On #WorldHealthDay, let us keep the focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all possible precautions including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following the other protocols'.
At the same time, do take all possible steps to boost immunity and stay fit, he added.
The Government of India, the Prime Minister said, is taking numerous measures, including Ayushman Bharat and PM Janaushadhi Yojana to ensure people get access to top quality and affordable healthcare.
'India is also conducting the world’s largest vaccination drive to strengthen the fight against COVID-19,' he added.
In another tweet Mr said, 'WorldHealthDay is a day to reaffirm our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work day and night to keep our planet healthy. It’s also a day to reiterate our commitment to supporting research and innovation in healthcare.'
His appeal comes against the backdrop of the country breaching the 1-lakh daily Covid tally twice this week.