4Bihar requested centre for 5 lakh PPEs, received only 4000: Principal Secy

Briefing the media on COVID-19 outbreak in Bihar, state Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar said the state government has requested central government for 5 lakh personal protective equipments but has received only 4,000. "We are trying to trace 32 attendees of Markaz. There is insufficiency of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and N95 masks. We are in touch with Centre and other agencies for supply. We are receiving 15,000 PPEs today and requested Centre for 5 lakh PPEs, received 4,000 only," Kumar said.