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Sonia Gandhi Urges People Not to Panic, Pitches for Relief Package

Congress President Sonia Gandhi urged people not to panic in view of the Coronavirus outbreak and said the country will not bow down to this painful crisis.

In a statement, she suggested a host of measures to help those affected due to the Coronavirus and said a comprehensive, sector-wise relief package was required to be announced by the government to support those hit by its economic fallout.

Ms Gandhi urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government to increase the number of testing facilities across the country and make public the details of hospitals and medical facilities through a dedicated portal.

She also pitched for a special budgetary allocation for enhancing the facilities to combat the virus.

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