New Delhi, (Asian independent) Amid the 21-day lockdown to contain the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meet said that the “magnitude of challenge before us is daunting but our resolve to overcome must be greater”.
The CWC, the highest decision making body of the Congress met through video conference to review the government’s response to the crisis.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that during the CWC, the party chief said “We meet today in the midst of an unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis. The magnitude of the challenge before us is daunting but our resolve to overcome it must be greater.”
The CWC meeting started at 11 a.m. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing the CWC said: “Congress Party stands one with the Nation to take on the challenge of COVID-19”.
On Thursday, Union Health Ministry said that 1,965 people have tested positive for the Covid-19 with 50 deaths across the country and 150 people discharged.