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Govt launches dedicated Twitter handle for COVID-19 updates

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday set up a dedicated Twitter handle for sharing news and updates about the novel coronavirus.
The account is named #IndiaFightsCorona and uses the handle @CovidnewsbyMIB.
In its first tweet, the handle has shared the helpline numbers for information on the pandemic.
"Dear citizens, We should not get infodemic'' while fighting against #CoronaOutbreak. It is important to be updated with correct information on #COVID19.
Follow @COVIDNewsbyMIB for authentic information and all updates on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)," reads the first tweet, which also carries a photo with the government's helpline number written on it.

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 8:04 PM IST

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