New Delhi: The General Administration Department (GAD) at the Delhi Secretariat has been sealed for sanitisation after an employee tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Saturday.Also Read - Moderna Begins Next Phase of Omicron-specific Booster Trial in Adults After Pfizer-BioNTech | Read Details

“The official was from the GAD. The department has been sealed for sanitisation. Also, some of the officials are considered as close contacts and have been put under quarantine,” a government official told IANS. Also Read - Over Half of Delhi Citizens Want Weekend Curfew to Continue, Reveals Survey

Delhi Secretariat houses the offices of all the Delhi Cabinet ministers, including the Chief Minister. Also Read - COVID Restrictions in These 10 States of India For Domestic Travellers, Read On

This came after an official from the Health Minister’s office and four from the Raj Niwas tested positive for the infection.

The number of coronavirus cases in the city crossed the 18,000-mark on Saturday.