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115 families at Rashtrapati-Bhawan in self-isolation

New Delhi: As many as 115 households residing on the President’s Property are below self-isolation as a safety measure after a sanitation employee’s relative examined constructive for coronavirus, in keeping with a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique issued Tuesday.

“It may be clarified that till date no employee of the President’s secretariat has tested positive for COVID-19 and the secretariat along with the local administration is taking all the preventive measures required under the government guidelines,” it mentioned.

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A COVID-19 constructive affected person from central Delhi, who was neither an worker of the President’s secretariat nor a resident of the President’s Property, died on April 13, 2020, with co-morbidities on the B L Kapoor Hospital in New Delhi, the assertion mentioned.

After contact tracing of the deceased, it was discovered {that a} member of the family of an worker of the President’s secretariat had been in touch with the deceased, it mentioned.

The worker together with the household are residents of Pocket 1, schedule A space of the President’s Property.

As required below the rules, all of the seven members of this household have been moved to the quarantine facility at Mandir Marg on April 16, the assertion mentioned.

“Subsequently, one of the family members who was in contact with the deceased tested positive. All other family members including the employee of the President’s secretariat have tested negative,” it mentioned.

Following the directions and tips of the authority designated below the Catastrophe Administration Act 2005, learn with Epidemic Illnesses Act 1897, 115 homes in Pocket 1, schedule A space of the President’s Property have been recognized for motion restriction and residents have been suggested to stay indoors, the Rashtrapati Bhavan mentioned.

“The residents of these houses are being provided doorstep delivery of essential commodities,” it added.

Delhi Heath Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday confirmed that one constructive case of coronavirus has been reported from the premises of the President’s Property.

“Yes, one case has been reported so far from the Rashtrapati Bhavan estate,” he instructed reporters.

In line with officers, the deceased is the mom of a sanitation employee employed within the Property and of the one who has examined constructive.

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“The mother used to live outside the President’s Estate. After she was tested positive, all her relatives were quarantined and their test was done. The test report came negative,” an official mentioned.

Nevertheless, after the dying of the sanitation employee’s mom, initially round 25 households have been below self-isolation. Now 115 households are observing self-isolation as a safety measure, the official mentioned.


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