Coronavirus Outbreak: Part of civil aviation ministry's office in Delhi sealed after employee tests positive

An employee of the ministry, who had attended office on 15 April has tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday

Asian News International April 22, 2020 18:48:59 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Part of civil aviation ministry's office in Delhi sealed after employee tests positive

New Delhi: Ministry of Civil Aviation (B) wing at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi has been sealed and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been asked to sanitise the premises after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 , ministry sources said on Wednesday.

 <span class=Coronavirus Outbreak Part of civil aviation ministrys office in Delhi sealed after employee tests positive" width="380" height="285" />

Representational image. PTI

An employee of the ministry, who had attended office on 15 April has tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. The ministry has asked the patient's colleagues who came in contact with him to go into self-isolation as a precaution.

"Government of Delhi is seized of the matter. They are taking appropriate steps as per the laid protocol for contact tracing and risk profiling," it said in another tweet.

Follow LIVE updates on coronavirus outbreak

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that the ministry has extended all possible medical help and support to the person.

Updated Date:

also read

India records 43,654 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally up to 3,14,84,605
India

India records 43,654 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally up to 3,14,84,605

India adds over 40,000 fresh COVID-19 cases to its grim tally as positivity rate at 2.36 percent

Manchester United call off Preston friendly after supected COVID-19 cases
Sports

Manchester United call off Preston friendly after supected COVID-19 cases

The routine lateral flow testing saw some possible positive cases returned within the Manchester United camp.

From Israel to Britain, which countries are planning to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots
World

From Israel to Britain, which countries are planning to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Israel’s prime minister last week announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated