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Coronavirus: 422 out of 432 Tablighi Jamaties in Punjab; 6 found positive



Out of 432 Tablighi Jamaties who were caught in Punjab, 422 people have been traced so far. As per the information, the government is busy locating all those who attended the Nizammudin event and then came to Punjab. It is also found that 6 out of those tested have been found positive of Coronavirus.

When the Tablighi Jamaat case came in the limelight, the government claimed that only nine people had joined from Punjab. After this, DGP Dinkar Gupta said that 900 people from Punjab had joined. However, on Sunday, Punjab Police reported the figure as 432. Of this, 422 have been identified. Ten people are still out of the reach of the police.

The samples of 350 people have been taken out of which 117 are negative and 6 are positive and the reports of rest 227 are still pending. The Punjab Government is assuring that the situation will be in control in the state and has advised the residents to not violate curfew. The government urged people to stay inside their homes.



Source: Dainik Jagran

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