Mumbai: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi requested members of his Local Public Development Development Scheme (MPLAD) for ‘immediate release’ of Rs 2.66 crore for the purchase of ventilators, test kits, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical equipment. -19 Battle against the pandemic.
“Rahul Gandhi has requested for the urgent release of Rs 2.66 crore from his MPLADS funds for the purchase of ventilators, testing kits, PPEs and other medical equipment for our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” Congress MP Gandhi Wayanad office tweeted.
Correction: The requested amount is Rs. 2.70 Crores.
— Rahul Gandhi – Wayanad (@RGWayanadOffice) March 26, 2020
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases has risen to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people) and 13 deaths.