“He had been in touch with someone in Delhi who tested positive for coronavirus, after which he also gave his sample for testing in Safdarjung Hospital. The report has come positive today,” a spokesperson of the district administration said.
The chain of transmission started from a 38-year-old woman from Dilshad Garden who was tested positive on March 18, almost 10 days after she returned from Saudi Arabia.
The incident occurred Sunday evening and the man was rushed to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, where he is undergoing treatment.
During the day, L-G Anil Baijal also directed police to pick up those found on roads without curfew passes and send them to the nearest shelters for quarantining.
The outbreak and the nation-wide lockdown has resulted in similar stories being shared by several people about their aged parents who don’t live with them.
Delhi Prisons Director General Sandeep Goel said, “They are making false allegations. Food is hygienic and doctors are available round the clock. Inmates are regularly screened for symptoms. Isolation wards have been made.”
At least five of the six cases can be traced to a Noida fire safety firm — through which more than 20 people had been infected earlier.
Rumours that the lockdown would last three months and that the curfew was “relaxed” for a day to allow them to go home were on Anul Aryan’s mind when he was packing his bags.
Petitioner Shaikh Mujtaba Farooq, represented by Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves, submitted riot victims are facing severe problems with regard to food and medical help.
The development comes at a time when doctors and nurses are speaking out about health hazards and occupational risks faced by them in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, especially with regard to access to PPE (personal protective equipment) kits
The Eidgah camp, where around 300 displaced families had been living since February, was allegedly shut after the central government announced the 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Nizamuddin is also being linked to cases in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andaman Islands, Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.
An order by the Health and Family Welfare Department stated that the cost of accommodation at the hotel will be borne by the government.
"Over the last few days, the accidental cases have drastically reduced and the last batch of the patients from the Trauma Centre was shifted to the main AIIMS on Sunday,” Dr Amil Lathwal, medical superintendent of the hospital, said.
At 10 pm Saturday, roads leading to the Anand Vihar Interstate Bus Terminal were packed with people and buses. By evening, the UP and Delhi governments had arranged close to 1,000 buses.
Delhi Police stopped those trying to leave the capital on foot, sealed borders and barricaded arterial roads, especially those leading to the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.
Kejriwal pointed out how other states — Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh Haryana and Punjab, among others — have also been witnessing similar scenes
Residents of every shanty The Indian Express spoke to said they had no money, no work, and no idea how to feed their families.
According to officials, an FIR was filed at Expressway police station against the MD of the firm for not informing health authorities about the travel of a UK national in mid-March, which led to the outbreak.
She is among 14 Italian tourists who were admitted to the hospital as suspected cases of COVID-19. Eleven of them have since been discharged after they recovered and tested negative for the disease.