The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, which has presented challenges for severa
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, which has presented challenges for several nations, could be an opportunity for India to speed up the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat, especially with a focus on primary healthcare, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said.
Ghebreyesus was responding to a question on the Covid-19 situation in India, where the number of coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly.
India went past Italy on Friday to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic. India saw a record single-day jump of 9,887 coronavirus cases and 294 deaths on Saturday, pushing the nationwide infection tally to 2,36,657 and the death toll to 6,642, according to the health ministry.
“Of course Covid is very unfortunate and it’s…