Joint Secretary in the Home Ministry Punya Salila Shrivastav said, over 21 thousand relief camps set up in various States and Union Territories. The camps will provide shelter to over 6 lakh people during the lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Briefing media in New Delhi yesterday, she said, facilities have been set up to feed over 23 lakh people and these are available to the poor, stranded migrant workers, quarantined workers, and other needy persons.
She also said that the Government is using cluster containment strategies and doing rigorous contact tracing in COVID 19 hotspots to check the virus from further spreading. (AIR NEWS)