‘“There is no scarcity of work here. Deploy your labour and skillsets to participate and contribute in Bihar’s development,” the CM told migrant workers.
Joyti Kumar had travelled from Gurugram to Bihar, taking her ailing father to his native place amid the nation-wide lockdown imposed because of the coronavirus.
A total of 1,12,359 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India. 45,300 persons have recovered or migrated, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday.
Five people who were travelling in the bus were also injured, police said. It was travelling from Darbhanga to Banka.
In yet another mishap involving migrants, 24 labourers were killed after the truck they were traveling in, collided with another truck in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district.
24 labourers were killed and several injured after the truck they were traveling in, collided with another truck in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district.
According to the official, the incident occurred at around 3.30 am. All the labourers were mostly from Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
The Chief Minister said the schools at Panchayat level quarantine camps should be kept ready with necessary facilities considering the number of migrant workers coming in the state.
Buxar SP Upendra Nath Sharma said, "We intercepted four persons. On checking with Vahan app it came to our notice that the car belonged to the MLA. We are registering an FIR against these four people and the owner of the car."
Of these 49, 11 were from Patna, 16 cases were reported from Jehanabad, 12 from Nalanda, one each from Munger, Lakhisarai and Jamui, two from Nawada and four from Sheikhpura.