Kerala: CM announces financial assistance for fishermen, beedi workers, others

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan reported on Thursday that Rs 2000 would be given to all fishermen in the state each, while loter sellers and 'beedi' workers will each receive Rs 1,000 as financial assistance in the midst of the nationalwide lockdown due to coronavirus.


by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 10, 2020 09:11 IST

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12 new positive Covid-19 cases


He also said the state recorded 12 new positive COVID-19 cases, and Kerala's coronavirus count climbed to 357. 12 New COVID-19 positive cases registered in the State-four in Kannur and Kasaragod, two in Malappuram, one in Kollam, and one in Thiruvananthapuram, respectively. Of these, 11 had contracted the disease through a local contact; 1 had returned from a foreign country. The overall number of positive cases reaches 357, "said the chief minister at a press conference here.

The country's total number of COVID-19 cases reached 5,865, including 169 deaths, and 477 cured/discharged cases reported the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Protection Status