Pizza delivery agent tests positive, over 80 quarantined in south Delhi





More than 80 individuals have been quarantined after a pizza delivery agent examined constructive for in south Delhi. The authorities are contemplating scientific screening of all meals delivery personnel in the realm to hint the contacts and stop additional unfold.



The 19-year-old examined constructive for the virus on April 14. A complete of 72 individuals whom he delivered pizza to have been put beneath house quarantine, PTI quoted B M Mishra, district Justice of the Peace of South Delhi as saying. “In view of this incident, we are considering that all those involved in-home delivery of food are put through clinical screening so that those showing symptoms are stopped from visiting homes,” Mishra advised PTI.




The pizza delivery agent was feeling unwell for a while together with a persistent cough because the third week of March. Later he approached a hospital the place he was examined constructive, mentioned one other official. The 17 first-line contacts of the contaminated man, together with his colleagues, have been quarantined at an institutional facility at Chhatarpur, Mishra mentioned.


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72 individuals in areas of south Delhi together with pockets of Malviya Nagar and Hauz Rani haven’t proven any signs of the an infection however will probably be examined in the event that they do, he mentioned.


The officers refused to share particulars of the individuals who got here beneath contact with the contaminated man saying it was but to be ascertained as to how he contracted the virus regardless of not having any journey historical past or coming in contact with any recognized corona constructive affected person.


The complete variety of instances in the capital on Wednesday elevated to 1,578, with 17 contemporary instances and two deaths being reported in a day, taking the demise toll in Delhi to 32, in keeping with Delhi authorities authorities.


Of the entire instances, 1,080 had been those that have been dropped at services by particular operations. Government authorities had final month carried out measures to quarantine individuals who had been associated to the Tablighi Jamaat spiritual congregation that befell in the Nizamuddin space in March.



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