COVID-19: 12.5 lakh people housed in 27,661 relief camps across India, says Govt

Ministry of Home Affairs on April 04 informed that total 27,661 relief camps and shelters have been set up in all states across India. "27,661 relief camps and shelters have been set up in all states across India, 23,924 by governments and 3,737 by NGOs. 12.5 lakh people are taking shelter in them. 19,460 food camps have also been set up - 9,951 by governments and 9,509 by NGOs," said Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary of MHA on preparedness to battle COVID-19 outbreak.