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Received 1,337 Trains Carrying Migrants From Various States: UP Government

89 trains have reached Lucknow: Official (File)


Gorakhpur has develop into the primary district within the nation to obtain greater than 200 trains, by which over 2 lakh migrant staff have returned, amid the continued COVID-19 induced lockdown.

While 1337 trains have arrived in Uttar Pradesh carrying migrants from varied states.

“1337 trains have arrived in Uttar Pradesh carrying migrants from various states. Gorakhpur is the first district in the country where more than 200 trains have arrived and it has received 2,00,077 passengers so far. While 89 trains have reached Lucknow,” stated UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Awanish Awasthi on the press briefing on Wednesday.

The Railways has been working the Shramik particular trains after the Centre granted permission for motion of stranded residents together with migrants labourers, staff, college students, vacationers to return to their native cities on account of coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Earlier, the State Principal Secretary (Health), Amit Mohan Prasad had stated there are 2790 lively COVID-19 circumstances within the state, whereas 3,855 sufferers have been cured and discharged to this point after receiving remedy within the state.

“In the last 24 hours, 277 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in the state. There are 2,790 active cases in the state, 3,855 people have been cured/discharged till date. The death toll stands at 178,” Prasad had stated.

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