Two folks working on the Ministry of Exterior Affairs workplace have examined constructive for coronavirus, following which the ministry has requested just a few of its officers to be underneath residence quarantine. In line with media sources, a advisor working with the ministry’s Central Europe division in New Delhi has examined constructive for COVID-19. The opposite contaminated particular person labored as a authorized officer within the regulation division.

Earlier on Friday, the ministry had requested all its officers, who had are available direct contact with the authorized officer, to quarantine themselves at residence.

The MEA has additionally ordered sanitisation of rooms occupied by Central Europe and authorized division and people close by, the supply acquainted with the matter mentioned.

The Ministry of Exterior Affairs has been taking care of the nation’s vital aid efforts amid coronavirus pandemic such because the evacuation of Indian residents stranded overseas.

In the meantime, India coronavirus circumstances have crossed 1.73 lakh mark taking constructive sufferers toll to 1,73,763 together with 86,422 lively circumstances, 4,971 deaths and 82,370 cured, in line with well being ministry’s figures launched on Saturday.

The nation is nearing in the direction of the tip of the third prolonged lockdown interval which is in place until Could 31, nevertheless, authorities sources say that the lockdown will once more be prolonged for 2 extra weeks as COVID-19 circumstances proceed to rise.

Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat are among the many worst-hit states having the utmost variety of coronavirus circumstances.

On Saturday, Delhi witnessed a document leap of 1,106 in a day, taking its whole tally on Friday to 17,386. The demise toll resulting from coronavirus has reached 398, the Delhi Well being Division mentioned.


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