Newdelhi:31/3/20:Twenty-four people, who took part in a religious congregation in Nizamuddin West earlier this month, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today said around 1500 to 1700 people had assembled at Markaz building in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, which has thrown up several corona cases.
Mr Jain He told reporters that 1033 people have been evacuated so far and around 334 of them have been sent to hospital. He told informed that 700 people have been sent to quarantine center.
Yesterday, Delhi government had said strong action will be taken against those in charge of this religious gathering. It said social distancing and other lock down measures were not followed in this event.