Migration and COVID-19: Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
Population Council Institute
Results of a survey of households in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, around migrant labour
- 28% of households have a migrant worker living outside the state
- 69-78% of migrant households report a family member being stranded elsewhere
- 19-22% of migrant households report a family member who has returned
- 2% of migrant households report that someone close to them has tested positive for COVID-19
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