Cuttack:3/4/20: While the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area triggered a rash of COVID-19 infections across the country, a Congress MLA from Odisha, who had also attended the event, has tested negative for the deadly virus.
Cuttack-Barabati MLA Mohammed Moquim yesterday come out in open to inform that he was on home quarantine for 14 days after returning from Nizamuddin on March 12. Besides, his 17 family members were also on quarantine and all of them have tested negative for COVID-19.n a gesture of goodwill, the first-time MLA appealed all the attendees of the Nizamuddin event to cooperate with the Government and administration to prevent the spread of the highly-infectious virus.
“I appeal to all those, who had returned from Nizamuddin event in March, to not hide and dial 104 to register and get the test done. It will be helpful for all of us, our family, our state and as well as the country. Follow the advice of doctors and the precautions recommended by the administration to fight against the virus together. Believe in Allah and do your share of contribution for the betterment of the state as well as the country,” the legislator appealed to Nizamuddin event returnees of the state in an audio clip.