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Goa Chief Minister distributed COVID-19 relief to marginalised and unorganised sectors and ex-gratia financial assistance to the family of the victims of Covid-19 on Wednesday.

He distributed 2 lakh to families of low-income and who lost a family member due to Covid-19 on Wednesday. The Chief Minister said the state would be giving 5,000 to every person who suffered a loss in their traditional business due to the pandemic.

Dr Sawant presented sanction orders of 5,000 to people from unorganised sectors affected by Covid-19 at Institute Menezes Braganza.

 

Taking to Twitter, the CM said that the Goa government stands with the people who have been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I had promised in the Goa assembly that, we will release 2 Lakh for every COVID death in the state and now Goa has become the first state in the country to have started providing Rs. 2 lakh to low-income group COVID death families," he added.

Goa recorded 102 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The Covid caseload has surged to 1,75,792, while the death toll has remained unchanged at 3,297. Goa has a total of 950 active cases at present.

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