Thirty-four Gautam Buddh Nagar residents, who’ve proven no signs of coronavirus but, have been residence quarantined as a precautionary measure after it was discovered that they’d attended Tablighi Jamaat twice in Delhi’s Nizamuddin, police mentioned on Tuesday.
The Tabligh-e-Jamaat’s Markaz (centre) in Nizamuddin West has emerged as a coronavirus hotspot as 24 individuals who attended a non secular congregation there from March 1-15 have examined constructive for COVID-19.
“We acquired details about the Tablighi Jamaat however discovered that nobody from the district had participated in it. Nonetheless, with a view to make sure precaution, we searched and located that some folks from Gautam Buddh Nagar went there earlier in March (this yr) and in December final yr,” Extra Deputy Commissioner of Police, Regulation and Order, Ashutosh Dwivedi mentioned in a press release issued late on Tuesday night time.
“Eleven folks from Dadri police station space had been there on December 7, whereas 10 from Part 2, six from Ecotech three and 17 from Dankaur went there on March 12,” he mentioned.
Dwivedi mentioned all these folks have been examined for COVID-19 by the well being division right here however none of them have confirmed any signs up to now.
“The well being division has requested them to remain residence quarantined for a while. It has already been greater than 14 days since they attended the congregation and none of them has proven any signal of coronavirus. Nonetheless, the well being division is alert and monitoring them,” the officer mentioned.
Gautam Buddh Nagar in western Uttar Pradesh, adjoining Delhi, has already develop into a hotspot for coronavirus with 38 instances up to now, in keeping with official figures.
The markaz in south Delhi’s Nizamuddin had organised a Tabligh-e-Jamaat from March 1-15 and at the least 2,000 folks, together with foreigners and Indians from throughout the nation, attended it.
On Sunday night time, many residents of the centre began exhibiting signs for coronavirus an infection and police and paramilitary officers locked down the realm. Nonetheless, authorities concern a diffusion of the virus.
In the meantime, 5 FIRs have been registered throughout Noida and Larger Noida and 30 folks arrested for defying the continued lockdown, the police mentioned.
A complete of 709 automobiles have been checked at 132 boundaries within the district and challans issued to 98 drivers for numerous violations. Three automobiles have been impounded, they added.
Police Commissioner Alok Singh mentioned his pressure has up to now helped 41,635 folks within the district by distributing meals, medicines, masks and different objects for the reason that lockdown, ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fight the unfold of coronavirus, got here into pressure.
He additionally appealed to folks to strictly adhere to the lockdown.