Updated on: September 23, 2021 9:00 IST

Centre to give Rs 50,000 compensation of those who lost lives due to COVID-19

The families of those who die of Covid will receive Rs 50,000 compensation, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It said that ex-gratia assistance will also be given to the kin of those who died of the virus due to involvement in COVID-19 relief operations or activities associated with the preparedness for dealing with the pandemic.