Hudhud times: Patient’s death due to Covid- families to receive ex-gratia of Rs.50,000 from state govt, Hudhudtimes reports.

Hudhud times: New Delhi | The families of those who die of Covid will receive Rs 50,000 ex gratia from the state governments, the Centre informed the Supreme Court today. Significantly, compensation will be paid against not only for deaths that have already occurred but for future ones, too, the court was told.  

The funds will be paid by state governments, sourced from their respective disaster response funds, and will be channelled through the District Disaster Management Authority or the district administrations, the government said in an affidavit filed before with the Supreme Court today.