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Coronavirus entered Rashtrapati Bhavan, 125 families in Self Isolation

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A relative of a sanitation worker at the Rashtrapati Bhavan has tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19), after that 125 people working inside Rashtrapati Bhavan have been quarantined, reports said.

According to news agency ANI, at least 125 families living near Gate no. 70 have been asked to remain in self-isolation in accordance with guidelines of the Union health ministry, ANI quoted sources as saying.

Although  the woman tested Covid-19 positive isn’t an employee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, she lives in the complex.

As per the reports, the sanitation worker’s daughter-in-law’s mother died of Covid-19 in her village recently and all of the family members had attended her funeral.

The family was sent on isolation at government facility. The family had tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

However, the daughter-in-law has tested positive after her results came in on Monday. The first contacts of the family have all tested negative for the virus.

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