Mar. 21/2020 – Being baffled with the effects of Coronavirus on the lives of lower class people, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced Rs 1,000 each for about 15 lakh daily wage laborers and 20.23 lakh construction workers in the state.
The financial assistance will help them catering their daily needs in the wake of the pandemic virus resulting huge impact on every sector not only in the country but also the rest of the world. The state records 23 confirmed cases so far including Baby Doll singer Kanika Kapoor.
The CM urged the people to not to panic as the government has sufficient stock of essential commodities and medicines. The state has sufficient number of isolation wards to take care of virus positive patients, he added.
Notably Coronavirus has infected over 2,70,000 people and taken over 11,000 lives around the globe. India reports four deaths and 260 confirmed cases till now. PM Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation, urged the countrymen to opt for Janata Curfew on March 22 and should not engage in panic-buying.