New Delhi: Nearly 100 people in the Rashtrapati Bhavan premises have been advised to remain in self-isolation ( as mandated by the Health Ministry’s guidelines as a precautionary measure) after a person tested positive for deadly coronavirus or COVID-19. Also Read - Nepal Airport Under Renovation Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
The individual has been sent to the quarantine centre in the nearby Birla Mandir complex. He had reportedly attended the funeral of a relative of a resident of Rashtrapati Bhavan Estate Quarters, who had died a few days ago. Also Read - Bangladesh Govt Decides Not to Extend COVID-19 Shutdown
If reports are to be believed, the person has no direct connection with Rashtrapati Bhavan. The individual’s relative is serving there. Nearly fifty people, who came in direct contact with the COVID-19 positive patient, tested negative for the infection. Also Read - COVID-19 Cases Cross 1.6 Lakh-mark; Death Toll Above 4,600; Shah Speaks to CMs Over Lockdown Extension | Key Points
The people in the house where the corona positive person was found, along with the families living in around 25 houses have also been asked to isolate themselves as a precautionary measure. All of them have been instructed to maintain social distancing norms strictly.