Passengers at Bihar railway station rush out to avoid COVID-19 testing

Meanwhile, Bihar reported 6,253 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The total COVID-19 cases in the state 3,07,557, as per Health Ministry data

When the corona virus is rapidly spreading in the country, a concerning pictures have surfaced internet from Bihar's Buxar railway station, which had witnessed chaotic scenes after several people were seen rushing out in order to avoid getting random COVID-19 test on


In a callous attitude the people were unwilling to stop for the test while some even argued with the officials. There were no policemen at the station during the incident. Later, one policewoman came and she was seen helpless as she was alone to control the situation.


Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had hold a high-level meeting on Friday, April 16 to increasing restrictions in the state amid the rising COVID crisis. It was also announced that all passengers at all railway stations will be subjected to COVID-19 testing. 


Meanwhile, Bihar reported 6,253 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The COVID-19 cases total in the state 3,07,557, as per Health Ministry data. 1,688 people died in the past 24 hours in the state.

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