New Delhi: At least 17 more individuals examined positive for coronavirus on Sunday from a double-storey constructing in southwest Delhi’s Kapashera.
Taking the total rely of COVID instances to 58 from the constructing. According to an official from the workplace of South-West District Magistrate, the samples had been taken final month after the constructing was sealed on April 19.
“At least 17 new cases reported from Kapashera building as per the samples taken in April. Total 58 positives for 95 reports received,” the official stated.
A lady residing within the constructing within the Theke Wali Gali close to the workplace of the Deputy Commissioner Kapashera was examined positive on April 18.
Even although one case was reported, the district administration sealed the densely populated constructing. About 200 individuals had been residing within the constructing.
On Saturday, 41 instances had been reported from the constructing.
“A total of 100 samples taken from the Kapashera building today,” the official added on Sunday.
At least 175 samples had been collected on April 20 and 22 of all of the residents within the constructing and despatched to NIB Noida. Of these, 67 experiences got here on Saturday after 13 days and 41 had been positive.A
As all of the people had been asymptomatic and outcomes had been 13 days previous, the district administration performed 100 re-tests on Sunday.
The administration may have some more testing on Monday to evaluate the current standing of all positive instances.
Several different sealed areas throughout town have reported positive instances. So far, about 95 containment zones are energetic within the metropolis.
Delhi authorities will enable all of the purple zone relaxations within the metropolis, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated on Sunday.
Speaking to the media, Kejirwal stated the Centre has introduced extension of lockdown for 2 weeks.
“Entire Delhi is a red zone. The Central government has given some relaxations to the red zones and we will be allowing all that,” Kejriwal stated.
He stated all the federal government workplaces with important companies may have 100 per cent workers whereas these in non-essential companies will run with 33 per cent attendance.
“All the inter-state buses, metros and air travel will be suspended,” he stated.