New Delhi: Five employees of the Enforcement Directorate, headquartered in Khan Market, have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, following which the building has been sealed. Also Read - Income Tax Department Extends ITR Filing Deadline For Financial Year 2019-20 Till November 30
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) headquarters in south Delhi was sealed for 48 hours on Saturday and Sunday after several employees tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Thursday, a floor of the office was sealed for two days after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, news agency IANS reported. On Friday, the entire office was sanitised. The entire office will now remain sealed on Saturday and Sunday. Also Read - 'Money Can Buy You Anything Except Common Sense': Twitter Facepalms as Pune Man Buys Mask of Gold Worth Rs 2.89 Lakhs
According to reports, officials who have tested positive include Special Director (HIU) and Investigating Officer handling the aviation scam involving corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar. Also Read - Coronavirus: India Registers Highest-Ever Spike of 22,771; Inches Closer to 6.5 Lakh-Mark
Staff in the legal and intelligence section have also tested COVID-19 positive. Ten staff members have been quarantined.
The ED operates from two floors at the Loknayak Bhawan.