A government hospital in Delhi was shut down after a doctor working there has been tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.
The doctor, who worked at the Delhi State Cancer Research Institute, is suspected to have contracted the virus from his relatives who had recently returned from the UK.
The hospital, which has been shut down, is now being sanitized and the people who have come in contact with the doctor are also being quarantined.
As per reports, the doctor has now been admitted to a hospital in Delhi.
Delhi now has 120 coronavirus cases including two deaths.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has now increased to 1637
Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday held a meeting with senior officials of ICMR, Department of Science & Technology, Bio-technology and CSIR to review the sampling and testing strategy for COVID-19.
During the meeting, the Director General (DG) of ICMR said that 129 government laboratories are functional with a testing capacity of 13000 tests per day along with 49 NABL accredited private lab.
The private chains have around 16000 collection centres, he added.
It was also informed that adequate test kits have been procured and disseminated across the States for any further eventualities.