Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in one Indian state

Health workers spray migrant workers with disinfectant, later to be revealed as sodium hypochlorite the main ingredient in bleach – amid fears their exodus is spreading the virus.⁣

They are among millions who have returned to their home villages amid a nationwide, three-week lockdown which has has left them homeless and jobless.⁣

The health workers had been ordered to disinfect buses being used by the local authorities but in their zeal had also turned their hoses on migrant workers.⁣