An employee of the civil aviation ministry tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.
All the people who have come in contact with the employee have been asked to go in self-isolation as a precautionary measure.
As per reports, the ministry’s (B) wing at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan has been sealed and the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has been asked to sanitize the whole area.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation said that all necessary protocols are being stringently followed after one of its employees has been found to be infected with the coronavirus.
“An employee of the ministry who had attended office on 15 April 2020 has tested positive for COVID-19 on 21st April. All necessary protocols are being stringently followed on the Premises. All colleagues who came in contact are being asked to go into self-isolation as a precaution,” the ministry tweeted.
Meanwhile, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that medical help has been extended to the employee and also wished for his speedy recovery.
“We stand by our colleague at the Ministry of Civil Aviation who has tested positive for COVID-19 and have extended all possible medical help and support. Those in contact have also been asked to follow the laid down procedures. I wish him strength and speedy recovery,” he tweeted.