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Around 50 staff test COVID positive at BJP headquarters in Delhi

The BJP headquarters in Delhi's Minto Road was fully sanitised after 50 staff were found Covid positive. 

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 12, 2022 13:15 IST
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Around 50 staff members test COVID positive at BJP Delhi headquarters: Sources. 

 

Highlights

  • 50 people have been found COVID positive at BJP headquarters in Delhi
  • It includes BVG staff, security staff and media co-head in-charge Sanjay Mayukh
  • Meeting of BJP's Core Committee on UP Assembly polls was held at party office on Jan 11

Around 50 staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in the national capital, sources said on Wednesday (January 12).

"Around 50 people have been found positive for COVID-19 at the BJP headquarters including staff, BVG staff (engaged in cleaning and serving), security staff and media co-head in-charge Sanjay Mayukh as per the testing done on Tuesday. All are in isolation and are adhering to COVID-19 protocols," sources told news agency ANI.

"Sanitization has been carried out at the office. Moreover, COVID-19 tests are being conducted on a regular basis," sources said."Only people engaged in important activities related to the office are coming to the headquarters," the sources added.

Yesterday (January 11), a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Core Committee on the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls was held at the party office. The second round of the meeting will be held today.

On Monday, the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party Jagat Prakash Nadda said he had tested positive for the COVID-19 infection."I got my COVID-19 test done after witnessing initial symptoms. My report has come positive. I am feeling fine now. On the advice of doctors, I have isolated myself. All those who have come in contact with me in the last few days are requested to get themselves tested," tweeted Nadda in Hindi.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and Union Minister of State for Defence Ministry Ajay Bhatt also tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Meanwhile, India recorded as many as 1,94,720 fresh COVID-19 infections and 442 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

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