Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the federal government for stating that data on healthcare staff who had been affected by COVID-19 or had died from it isn’t maintained centrally and alleged that “corona warriors” are being insulted. Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha this week that well being is a state topic and “such data just isn’t maintained at Central stage by Ministry of Health“. This was in response to a query on the quantity of healthcare employees, together with medical doctors, nurses, assist employees and ASHA employees, who’ve been affected by coronavirus or died resulting from it. Tagging a information report on Choubey’s reply, Gandhi titled his tweet, “Adverse data-free Modi government!”

“Their (healthcare workers’) safety and respect are more important than beating plates or lighting lamps,” the previous Congress chief tweeted in Hindi, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated campaigns honouring ‘corona warriors’. “Modi government, why this insult of corona warriors?” Gandhi requested. Choubey, in his reply, nevertheless, additionally stated the database of these looking for reduction underneath the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Insurance Package is maintained at nationwide stage. As many as 155 healthcare employees, together with 64 medical doctors, have died as a result of coronavirus an infection, in line with the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19, he stated.