The family members of at least 125 houses have been asked to remain in self-isolation after the relative of a sanitation worker of the Rashtrapati Bhavan tested positive for COVID-19.
All the 125 houses are located at the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex in New Delhi.
As per reports, the sanitation worker’s daughter-in-law’s mother had recently died of COVID-19.
However, the daughter-in-law also later tested positive for COVID-19.
Following the test result, all 125 houses in the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex has been put under isolation.
Moreover, 25 houses within the same block have been kept under strict isolation.
Coronavirus cases in India crossed the 18,000 mark on Tuesday morning with 18,601 cases, including 590 deaths.
The number of active cases is 14259 and 3251 people have been cured or discharged.
Over 2000 cases of coronavirus have been reported from the national capital of the country.
Delhi has the second highest number of coronavirus cases in the country after Maharashtra.
There are now 59 additional districts from 23 States/UTs that have not reported any fresh cases during the last 14 days.
Six new districts have recently been included in the list – Tripura’s Gomati, Goa’s North Goa, Gujarat’s Jamnagar and Morbi, and Rajasthan’s Dungarpur and Pali.