Govt launches Covid-19 fund to help those affected by outbreak

Muhyiddin (left) donates to the Covid-19 fund after the first Cabinet meeting in Putrajaya on March 11, 2020. - AP

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Perikatan Nasional government has launched a special fund to provide financial aid to those directly affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said for a start, RM1mil had been channelled into the fund to help unemployed Covid-19 patients and those under 14-day quarantine.

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