Manoj Jha Writes To PM Modi Over Floods In Bihar Amid COVID-19

PPE equipment isn’t accessible to docs in most districts, Manoj Jha wrote within the letter. (File)

New Delhi:

Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Manoj Jha wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday elevating concern concerning the floods state of affairs in Bihar amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There was already loads of concern about COVID-19. However Bihar suffered a double whammy because of the floods throughout the coronavirus state of affairs,” wrote Manoj Jha in a letter in Hindi.

“In lots of districts, the place migrant staff had are available in giant numbers, the state of affairs is getting worse resulting from floods,” he added.

Mr Jha’s letter comes within the backdrop of the floods which has affected a number of districts of Bihar.

Speaking concerning the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state, Mr Jha alleged that the outcomes of the COVID-19 assessments weren’t being made accessible to the individuals for a number of weeks. He additionally alleged that the non-public protecting tools (PPE) kits should not accessible to docs in most districts.

“PPE equipment isn’t accessible to docs in most districts. It’s not the case of Bihar alone, it’s a matter of the nation,” he added.

He additionally added that chief of opposition Tejashwi Yadav had additionally spoken concerning the flood state of affairs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In accordance with the Union Well being Ministry, there are 28,952 COVID-19 circumstances within the state.


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