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2361 People Evacuated From Markaz Nizamuddin In 36-Hour Operation, Says Manish Sisodia

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The Tabligh-e-Jamaat’s Markaz in Nizamuddin West, which suddenly became one of the major COVID-19 hotspots in the country, has been cleared after the evacuation of 2,361 people in the past 36 hours, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said .

निज़ामुद्दीन के आलमी मरकज़ में 36 घंटे का सघन अभियान चलाकर सुबह चार बजे पूरी बिल्डिंग को ख़ाली करा लिया गया है. इस इमारत में कुल 2361 लोग निकले. इसमें से 617 को hospitals में और बाक़ी को quarantine में भर्ती कराया गया है. 1/2

— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) April 1, 2020

Taking to Twitter, Sisodia said that out of the 2,361 people, 617 have been admitted to hospitals while the rest quarantined. “The medical staff, administration, police and DTC staff worked together in this 36-hour operation, putting their lives at risk. Hats off to all of them,” the deputy chief minister said in another tweet.

 

The total number of coronavirus cases in Delhi climbed to 120 on Tuesday after 23 new cases of the disease were reported on Tuesday. These 120 cases include 24 people who took part in a religious congregation at the Markaz in Nizamuddin West earlier this month. Till Monday night, the number of cases of the deadly COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) stood at 97, including two deaths.

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