Centre to assist kids orphaned by Covid with higher education loan, PM CARES Fund will pay interest

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The central government announced on Saturday that it would support Covid-19 orphans and ensure they receive free education.

In a press release, he said that children who have lost their parents to the pandemic would receive a monthly allowance once they turn 18, and when they turn 23 from PM CARES, they will receive 1 million rupees in funding.

The government will also help them obtain loans for higher education, and PM CARES Fund will pay interest. With the positive rate of COVID-19 cases still hovering around 21%, the Goa government decided on Saturday to extend the ongoing “crown curfew” for another week until June 7.

In the past 24 hours, 2.84,601 patients have recovered. To date, a total of 2,51,78,011 patients have recovered nationwide. In addition, according to data from the Joint Ministry of Health, the number of active cases further dropped to 22,28,724, a drop of more than 100,000 in the past 24 hours.

According to today’s data, the recovery rate has increased to 90.80%In addition, and the positive weekly rate is currently 9.84%, 8.36% daily, and less than 10% for 5 consecutive days.

Union Health Department said Saturday it has provided more than 277,000 doses of vaccine to Union states and territories. He said the total consumption, including residues, was 20, 80, 09, 397 doses. “All states/regions of the union can still use more than 1.82 million grams of the Covid vaccine.

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