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UP govt declares corona a state disaster

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday declared the coronavirus situation a state disaster, a senior official said here.

"The state government has declared Corona situation as a state disaster relaxing procurement procedures for emergency medical equipment and corona-related medical consumables," the official said.

Initially, this relaxation is for a month,he added.

A formal Government Order (GO) has been issued in this regard, he said.

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First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 19:34 IST