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NITI Aayog building sealed for 48 hrs after officer tests positive for Covid19

PTI
Published : Apr 28, 2020, 1:28 pm IST
Updated : Apr 28, 2020, 1:30 pm IST

A director level officer working at NITI Bhawan has been tested positive for Covid-19

 NITI Aayog building in the National Capital has been sealed for 48 hours, after a director level officer tested positive for coronavirus. (PTI Photo)
  NITI Aayog building in the National Capital has been sealed for 48 hours, after a director level officer tested positive for coronavirus. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: The NITI Aayog building in the National Capital has been sealed for 48 hours, after a director level officer tested positive for coronavirus, a senior official said on Tuesday.

A director level officer working at NITI Bhawan has been tested positive for COVID-19. Today at 9 am, he got his report, and then he informed authorities," Alok Kumar adviser at NITI Aayog said.

 

He further said that those who came in contact with the person have been asked to go on self-quarantine.

"We are following necessary protocol and the health ministry has been informed and all the due processes will be followed. So, we are closed for 48 hours," Kumar added.

Recently, the Aviation Ministry headquarters was also sealed after one of its employees who had attended office on April 15, tested positive for COVID-19.

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