Health ministry points to Covid norms violations during Bihar poll campaign

Hindustan Times | Nov 11, 2020 at 1:42 AM
  • The Union health ministry on Tuesday said a central government team found “less than satisfactory” adherence to Covid-19 norms like mask-wearing and hand hygiene outside urban centres during campaigning for the Bihar elections.
  • Polling for the Bihar election was held in three phases for 243 seats — the first phase for 71 seats on October 28, the second for 94 seats on November 3 and the third for the remaining 78 on November 7.
  • On November 9, Bihar added 798 new cases of the viral infection.