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PIB Principal Director General K S Dhatwalia tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi: Principal Director Common of Press Info Bureau Okay S Dhatwalia has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and admitted to AIIMS, sources stated on Sunday.

He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) trauma centre at 7 pm, they stated. AIIMS trauma centre is a devoted COVID-19 hospital.

There was no official phrase on his well being situation.

The Nationwide Media Centre, the place his workplace is positioned, has been closed and can stay shut on Monday as all the constructing might be sanitised, official sources stated.

The NMC is more likely to stay closed on Tuesday as properly and a large contact tracing train is being carried out in accordance with the usual protocol, they stated.

All actions of the Press Info Bureau (PIB), together with holding of press conferences, will happen within the Shastri Bhawan until the NMC is totally sanitised and reopened, the sources stated.

Dhatwalia had on Wednesday shared the stage with Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prakash Javadekar once they had briefed the media on the selections taken by the Cupboard.

Earlier, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar, a 1985-batch IAS officer, who had been on the forefront in battling the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, had additionally examined Coronavirus-positive.

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