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    Coronavirus LIVE: There are 1062 people in Maharashtra who attended Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz, of which 890 have been traced. Of them, 4 persons are COVID-19 positive;2 each from Pimpri-Chinchwad & Ahmednagar. There are total 423 positive cases in state and 20 deaths, so far, says State Health Department.

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    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 141 fresh COVID19 positive cases in last 24 hours, including 129 positive cases from Markaz Nizamuddin; Total 4 deaths including 2 from Markaz Nizamuddin: Delhi Government

New Delhi: The Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin is being blamed for the largest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases in India. India on Wednesday reported at least over 350 news cases and 11 deaths. States are still tracing people who had attended the religious event. Also Read - Kejriwal Warns of Action Against Private Hospitals Denying COVID-19 Treatment, Urges Asymptomatic People to Not Test

The Tabligh-e-Jamaat’s Markaz in Nizamuddin West has emerged as a hotspot of coronavirus as 24 people tested positive for COVID-19 following which a major area has been sealed and an FIR lodged against its cleric for violating government orders. Also Read - AIIMS PG Entrance Exams 2020: Admit Cards Issued, Download From

As many as 1,548 people have been evacuated from the centre and 441 hospitalised after they showed symptoms of COVID-19. After the matter came to light, the Centre and the Delhi government swung into action to trace people who attended the congregation. Also Read - Jan Dhan Yojana News: Know When You Will Receive Rs 500 in Your account

The railways helped in tracing people who came in contact with the participants, many of whom took trains bound for southern India from Delhi. As many as five trains and thousands of people are now under the scanner.

Six people from Telangana and one from Jammu and Kashmir, who attended the event, died due to coronavirus.

The Centre said 2,100 foreigners visited India for Tablighi activities since January 1 and all of them first reported at Tablighi Jamaat’s headquarters in Nizamuddin.

(With PTI Inputs)