Coronavirus Bihar updates: As per the instructions of the Uttar Pradesh government, four special trains will run for migrant labourers on Saturday. The trains will start their journey from Noida. Three of the four trains will run from Dadri railway station, whereas one from Dankaur Railway station.
Bihar Health Department confirms 6 new coronavirus positive cases in the state taking the total number of cases to 1005. Among the infected, 5 people are from Khagaria and one from Siwan district of Bihar.
The state COVID-19 tally reached to 1005 and the death toll stands at 7. As the migrants are getting back to their homes on Special Shramik Trains, the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state has seen a rise too. Total 39149 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Bihar out of which 411 patients have been recovered so far. 1163 samples have been tested in seven different places in the state.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus survivours are facing social boycott in Bihar. Gautam Kumar, a resident of Nadlal Chhapra locality in Patna, is facing hard times as vegetable sellers, grocery shop owners, barbers and even cleaning staff members are maintaining a distance from his family. The result is that he has had to travel far to buy essential commodities for his household. 36-year-old Mohammad Jumman, who is being addressed as “Yamraj” (lord of death) by his neighbours. The neighbours have also stopped visiting his ration shop that located in Jamalpur town of Munger district fearing that goods collected from his shop could leave them infected with coronavirus.
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