Dattatraya Sawant, a teacher by profession, drives the auto-rickshaw by himself and provides a free ride to COVID-19 patients while taking all precautions like wearing a PPE kit, sanitisation and others.
Fauci, in an interview to The Indian Express, said another most important thing in the immediate is to get supplies of oxygen, medication, PPEs.
The government has suspended till May 7 inter-state movement of passenger buses from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, which is also witnessing a spike in cases.
Interacting with the loved ones can be extremely therapeutic for patients and can give them the desire to survive in most difficult situations.
France last week stepped up virus controls for travellers arriving from India as well as some other countries where variants are spreading.
Sources said the pandemic and the response of the government is likely to be discussed in the virtual meet.
The chief minister had isolated himself on April 13 after some officials he came in contact with tested positive for coronavirus.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1, 53,84,418.
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He won as an Independent from Amalapuram Assembly constituency in 2004 and later joined the YSR Congress Party.
Presently, the weekend lockdown in the state begins at Friday 8 pm and ends at Monday 7 am.
On Wednesday, he tweeted that his wife had also tested positive for coronavirus and she too was asymptomatic.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1, 50, 86,878.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 32,229,327 and 574,326, respectively, according to the CSSE.
"Now, this is something we are still gaining data on, but most recent data looking at convalescent sera of Covid-19 cases in people who received Covaxin, it was found to neutralise the 617 variant," Fauci was quoted as saying during the White House press briefing
Wearing a PPE kit, the Minister made a surprise inspection at the covid ward of the hospital here and inquired with patients about the treatment and facilities being provided to them
This decision was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Goa on Tuesday reported 2,110 fresh cases and 31 deaths, taking the tally to 81,908 and the toll to 1,086.
The active cases have risen to 29,78,709, comprising 16.55 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 82.33 per cent.