India’s idle trains may soon become isolation wards for Covid-19 patient

Indian Railways has offered to join the fight against coronavirus.

On March 28, railway minister Piyush Goyal said his team could convert coaches of some trains into isolation wards. Following a nation-wide lockdown that began on March 25, Indian Railways has suspended train services across the country.

“Railways will offer clean, sanitised, and hygienic surroundings for the patients to comfortably recover,” Goyal said.

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