India declares coronavirus outbreak as a notified disaster1 min read . Updated: 14 Mar 2020, 04:56 PM IST
- The move would enable the states to spend a larger chunk of funds from the State Disaster Response Fund to fight the pandemic
- Centre said that cost of hospitalization for managing COVID-19 patients would be at the rates fixed by the state governments
New Delhi: In the wake of spurt in cases of coronavirus pandemic in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday decided to treat Covid-19 as a "notified disaster".
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