Delhi Lieutenant Governor's office reports 13 positive cases of coronavirus
Delhi health department updated 50 more deaths, with 12 being reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the city is 523.
New Delhi: As many as 13 people have tested positive for COVID-19 at Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office situated at Raj Niwas Marg, Civil Lines here, the LG's Office said on Tuesday.
All those working at the LG's office have undergone COVID-19 tests.
The first case came from the extended branch of the Lieutenant Governor's office following which 13 people were found positive for COVID-19 there.
Meanwhile, India on Tuesday reported 8,171 more COVID-19 cases and 204 deaths in the last 24 hours as the country's virus count reached 1,98,706 according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare.
Delhi has registered 20,834 so far and 523 deaths and is placed at the third spot in hardest-hit states in the country.
The number of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi rose to 147 on Monday, with the addition of 29 new containment zones.
The Delhi disaster management authority has asked all district magistrates (DM) to identify additional locations, preferably multipurpose halls, indoor stadiums for putting up extra beds for COVID-19 patients; additionally, identify lands for cremation/burial grounds away from residential areas.