Husband Of Nurse Who Died Attending Nipah Patients In Kerala To Get Job, Rs 20 Lakh For Kids

The Kerala government has announced a relief of Rs 10 lakh to the kids of Lini, a nurse who died while treating patients infected with Nipah virus.

The announcement was made by Kerala health minister KK Shailaja on Wednesday. The minister also announced to give a government job to Lini’s husband Sajeesh, who now works the Middle East.

The government has also decided to provide an ex-gratia Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of those deceased due to infection from Nipah virus.