Wednesday, Aug 05, 2020 | Last Update : 06:43 PM IST

133rd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra45795629935616142 Tamil Nadu2682852087844349 Andhra Pradesh176333956251604 Karnataka145830692722704 Delhi1391561252264033 Uttar Pradesh100310572711817 West Bengal80984568841785 Telangana6894649675563 Gujarat65704485612529 Bihar6203140760349 Assam4816233429115 Rajasthan4667932832732 Haryana3779631226448 Odisha3768124483258 Madhya Pradesh3508225414912 Kerala279561629988 Jammu and Kashmir2239614856417 Punjab1901512491462 Jharkhand140705199129 Chhatisgarh10109761369 Uttarakhand8008484795 Goa7075511460 Tripura5520367528 Puducherry4147253758 Manipur301818147 Himachal Pradesh2879171013 Nagaland24056594 Arunachal Pradesh179011053 Chandigarh120671520 Meghalaya9173305 Sikkim7832971 Mizoram5022820
  India   All India  26 May 2020  Corona scare in Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhavan after staffer's kin tests positive

Corona scare in Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhavan after staffer's kin tests positive

AGE CORRESPONDENT | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published : May 26, 2020, 11:28 am IST
Updated : May 26, 2020, 11:48 am IST

The Covid-19 patient was staying in the staff quarters inside the Raj Bhavan complex here.

The Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhavan. (AP)
 The Madhya Pradesh Raj Bhavan. (AP)

Bhopal: Kin of a staff in Raj Bhavan on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, pressing panic button in the official circle in Bhopal.

Son of a staff in the Raj Bhavan, who was suffering from cold related ailments, tested positive for coronavirus, leading the state administration to launch a drive to conduct health screening of entire staff residing in the Raj Bhavan complex here.

 

The Covid-19 patient was staying in the staff quarters inside the Raj Bhavan complex here.

His family members have been quarantined following the development.

The state government has begun investigation to find out the source of virus contracted by kin of the staff, official sources said.

“So far, we have not found contact sources of the infected person. That worries us”, officials said.

In another development, the central team which visited Bhopal, identified as Red zone of pandemic, recently to find out factors contributing to spurt in coronavirus cases in the state capital, has submitted its report to the state government a couple of days ago.

 

The team which visited Jahangirabad, the epicentre of pandemic in Bhopal, has noted with concern non-cooperation by the local residents when health workers visited their homes to conduct health screening of the locals.

Of the total 1,221 coronavirus cases reported in Bhopal, Jahangirabad alone recorded 332 confirmed cases.

Madhya Pradesh has reported total 6,665 confirmed cases and 290 deaths till Monday afternoon.

Tags: covid-19 madhya pradesh, coronavirus in madhya pradesh, covid19 in madhya pradesh, raj bhavan, coronavirus (covid-19)
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal