Nizamuddin incident: Not the time to find faults but to take action: Health ministry official on Nizamuddin congregation | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amid apprehensions of substantial unfold of Covid-19 after a religions congregation in Nizamuddin in the nationwide capital left many contaminated with the virus, the well being ministry on Tuesday mentioned it was not the time to find faults but to take motion.
The Delhi Police has cordoned off a significant space in Nizamuddin West right here the place many individuals confirmed signs of coronavirus after participating in the Tabligh-e-Jamaat held earlier this month that was attended by over 2,000 folks.
“With respect to the Nizamuddin area, we all need to understand and appreciate that this is not the time to do fault finding. What is important for us is to take action as per our containment process in whatever areas we find a case,” Lav Agarwal, joint secretary in the well being ministry, mentioned at a press briefing.
Twenty-four individuals who took half in the spiritual congregation have examined constructive for the novel coronavirus, Delhi well being minister Satyendar Jain mentioned earlier on Tuesday.
He mentioned 700 individuals who attended the congregation have been quarantined whereas round 335 folks have been admitted to hospitals, and that screening of all those that participated in the occasion was being carried out by the authorities.
Over 2,000 delegates, together with from Indonesia and Malaysia, attended the congregation after the authorities banned social gatherings.

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