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Centre renews insurance scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19

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Dimapur, May 11: The Government of India has renewed the Rs 50 lakh insurance scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package, with effect from April 24, 2021 for a period of 180 days.

A notification from the State Health Department on Tuesday informed that the scheme covers health workers fighting COVID-19 in government hospitals, health care centres as well as private hospitals.

 Any heath worker, who meets with some accident while treating COVID-19 patients, would be compensated with Rs 50 lakh.

The Government of Nagaland would provide an additional Rs 10 lakh as compensation uner the same scheme, it informed.

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