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World Bank approves $1 billion in emergency funds for India to fight COVID-19

The World Bank has approved an initial $1.9 billion in emergency funds for coronavirus response operations in 25 countries. India will receive $1 billion to “support better screening, contact tracing, and laboratory diagnostics; procure personal protective equipment; and set up new isolation wards”. The bank said it’s prepared to spend $160 billion over the next 15 months to combat COVID-19.

Reference: Inshorts