NEW DELHI, May 31 -- In a note of caution on the last day of the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that while the union government was taking steps to allow restart of most of the economic activity in the country, people have to ensure that they are not complacent and take more precaution against coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking for the first time after union home ministry issued guidelines on Saturday to restart economic activity in a phased manner, Modi said that social distancing, use of mask and washing of hands is not just import for personal safety and hygiene but it also like a service to the country.

"Covid-19 is very much there and we cannot be complacent. Keep fighting. Wear masks. ...