The Hush Post| 10:34 pm| one-minute-read|
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in India have reached 1251 and 32 deaths have been reported.
Several state governments, including those in Uttar Pradesh and Telangana, have started identifying thousands of people who attended the religious congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin and may have been infected with the coronavirus.
The governments are bracing for a massive fallout this gathering may have had after thousands attended it defying the lockdown.
Six people have already died in Telangana after attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin West from March 1-15.
The event had participants from other nations as well such as Malaysia and Indonesia.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has made a list of those from Kashmir Valley who either attended or came in contact with those who attended the Tablighi event at Nizamuddin. Similarly, the Uttar Pradesh administration has also issued orders to search for people in the state who participated in the event.
Delhi Police has cordoned off a major area in Nizamuddin West in south Delhi where several people showed symptoms of being infected with the coronavirus.