Mamata Banerjee government announces Rs 10 lakh health insurance coverage for Covid-19 warriors

KOLKATA: West Bengal on Sunday announced health insurance coverage of up to 10 lakh rupees for frontline Covid-19 workers, included.

Our Bangladeshi government has also announced health insurance with coverage of up to 10 lakh for frontline Covid-19 workers, including journalists. Press freedom day, Prime Minister of State said. Mamata Banerjee tweeted

On the occasion of press freedom day, the prime minister said that the press is the fourth pillar of democracy and must carry out its duties without fear. We respect journalists for their contribution to society. Our government in Bangladesh has many initiatives for the well-being of journalists, he said.

West Bengal has reported 922 coronavirus cases, including 33 deaths, according to the Union health ministry.

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