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Police in Gautam Budh Nagar of Noida has booked a managing director of a company for hiding his travel history after 13 people employed in the company were tested positive for novel coronavirus.

At least 13 employees of a company were tested coronavirus positive in Noida, the chief medical officer of Gautam Buddh Nagar Anurag Bhargav, said on Sunday.

Noida and Greater Noida have recorded 26 cases of coronavirus of which four patients have been treated and discharged so far.

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However, Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration has ordered that any worker or employee infected with coronavirus and in isolation for treatment will get 28 days of paid leave from their employer across Noida and Greater Noida, according to reports.

In an order passed late on Saturday night, the administration also said shops, industries, and factories closed because of the lockdown will have to give daily wage along with leave to their workers and labourers during the closure period.

People can use the administration’s integrated control room number (0120-2544700) to report any related violation, the magistrate said.

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