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Government launches dedicated Twitter handle for COVID-19 updates

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday set up a dedicated Twitter handle for sharing news and updates about the novel coronavirus. The account is named #IndiaFightsCorona and uses the handle @CovidnewsbyMIB.

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2020, 08.25 PM IST
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New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday set up a dedicated Twitter handle for sharing news and updates about the novel coronavirus. The account is named #IndiaFightsCorona and uses the handle @CovidnewsbyMIB.



In its first tweet, the handle has shared the helpline numbers for information on the pandemic.

"Dear citizens, We should not get "infodemic'' while fighting against #CoronaOutbreak. It is important to be updated with correct information on #COVID19.

"Follow @COVIDNewsbyMIB for authentic information and all updates on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)," reads the first tweet, which also carries a photo with the government's helpline number written on it. SLB TIR TIR

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