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Kirron Kher releases Rs 1 cr from MPLAD fund to combat coronavirus

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BJP MP from Chandigarh, Kirron Kher, on Monday released Rs 1 crore from MP Local Area Development Fund (MPLAD) for the purchase of essential items especially ventilators by Government Medical College and Hospital here to curb COVID-19.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of affected persons due to COVID-19 is six in Chandigarh as of 6 pm today.

The number of coronavirus positive patients in India rose to 467 on Monday, as per official data.

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First Published: Mon, March 23 2020. 21:11 IST