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Coronavirus: UP Govt To Give Rs 1000 Each To 15 Lakh Daily Wage Labourers, 20.37 Lakh Construction Workers

Coronavirus: UP Govt To Give Rs 1000 Each To 15 Lakh Daily Wage Labourers, 20.37 Lakh Construction Workers

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 21 Mar 2020, 11:10:03 AM
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Coronavirus: UP Govt To Give Rs 1000 Each To 15 Lakh Daily Wage Labourers, 20.37 Lakh Construction Workers (Photo Credit: PTI File)

New Delhi:

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanatha announced that Rs 1000 each will be given 15 lakh daily wage labourers and 20.37 lakh construction workers to help them meet their daily needs in view of the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Yogi Adityanath appealed people to not panic over coronavirus. "We've sufficient stock of essential commodities and medicines in the state. So please don't rush to shops to buy things and hoard commodities," said the chief minister. The UP CM also called for everyone to adhere to the 'Janta curfew' called by the Prime Minister. He said that all metro rail, state and city bus services in the state will remain closed on Sunday as part of the curfew. He said that total of 23 people have been found to be infected with coronavirus in the state so far. Out of the total cases, nine people have recovered. We have sufficient number of isolation wards in the state.

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First Published : 21 Mar 2020, 10:23:36 AM