Government launches dedicated Twitter handle for COVID-19 updates

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.


Dear citizens, We should not get 'infodemic' while fighting against #CoronaOutbreak. It is important to be upda… https://t.co/XyTNngJ6Dv— #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) 1585656632000

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