Labour Ministry requested All Chief Secretaries to advise Employers to not terminate or reduce wages due to COVID-19: PIB Fact Check confirms the News
State Wise snapshot of COVID-19
The Fact Check Unit of the Press Information Bureau has today confirmed a tweet which claimed that the Labour Ministry was requesting all chief secretaries to advise Employers of all establishments to not terminate or reduce wages of their employees amid COVID-19.
Claim: A circular is doing rounds on social media projecting to be from @LabourMinistry.#PIBFactCheck: Found True! The Ministry has requested all chief secretaries to advise employers of all establishments to not terminate or reduce wages of their employees amid #Covid_19 pic.twitter.com/416z4s5WRK
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 28, 2020
In another post, Fact Check has busted a rumour on News portal which claimed that in Jaipur because of one Sadhu’s smoking pipe (Chillum) 300 people got infected by COVID-19. The office of the District Magistrate, Jaipur had informed that there was no such incident and the news is false.
न्यूज़ पोर्टल "न्यूज़ झारखण्ड" ने दावा किया है की जयपुर के ट्रांसपोर्ट नगर क्षेत्र में एक साधु की चिलम के कारण 300 लोगो में कोरोना फैला है|@PIBFactCheck: जिला कलेक्टर,जयपुर के अनुसार प्रकाशित खबर की कोई सत्यता नहीं है व ऐसी कोई घटना घटित नहीं हुई है। pic.twitter.com/j2nR9DP4i1
— PIB in Jharkhand 🇮🇳 #StayHome #StaySafe (@RanchiPIB) April 28, 2020
State Wise Snapshot
|S. No.||STATE/UT||Total ACTIVE COVID-19 cases||Total positive COVID-19 patients recovered/discharged till date||Number of Deaths till date|
Today Chennai remained red with reporting 47 of the 52 COVID-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu. Jammu & Kashmir reported 19 new cases today. Jammu reported a total 58 so far and Kashmir reported a total of 507 so far. Gujarat has the second highest number of Covid positive cases in India at 3,548. It also has the second highest mortality after Maharashtra at 162. Chhattisgarh has reported only 37 positive cases out of which 32 have already been cured. Goa, which reported only 7 cases in all has no active Covid 19 patient at present.