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Coronavirus | Three more test positive in Noida

Scene at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border near Ghazipur as police checking the vehicle on sealed border while migrant workers stuck in the capital are walking during complete lockdown in New Delhi on Thursday.

Scene at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border near Ghazipur as police checking the vehicle on sealed border while migrant workers stuck in the capital are walking during complete lockdown in New Delhi on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: Sandeep Saxena

They have been shifted to the Pediatric Hospital and Post Graduate Training Institute in Sector 30

 

Three more persons were found to be infected with Coronavirus on Thursday in Noida, taking the total count in Gautam Buddh Nagar to 14, the highest in Uttar Pradesh.

They have been shifted to the Pediatric Hospital and Post Graduate Training Institute in Sector 30, Noida, according to Gautam Buddh Nagar Chief Medical Officer Anurag Bhargav. “They seem to be related to each other,” he said.

A district health official said a 21-year-old was a resident of Sector 137 and daughter of the chartered account who, along with his wife, was tested positive on March 23.

“Another couple that has been tested positive for COVID-19 resides in a society in Sector 150. The husband works with the male patient of Sector 137,” he said. Both were in touch with their colleague from the United Kingdom, who stayed in Noida for three days and was said to be symptomatic.

The district authorities have sealed a hotel in Sector 135, where their British colleague stayed for three days. “The hotel premises is being sanitised and health department staff are screening the staff as per protocol,” an official release said.

In a separate order, district magistrate B.N. Singh said no pass would be required for vehicles delivering essential goods.

Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi has finally established a control room to tackle problems faced by migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh in the National Capital. 

A release issued by Prabhat Kumar Sarangi, Resident Commissioner, U.P. government said such people could call or Whatsapp on 9313434088 or dial 011-26110151 to 55.

Ashish Kumar Singh, Assistant Protocol Officer, told The Hindu, “In the last two days, we have observed movement of migrant workers from Delhi to their native places in Uttar Pradesh. We would advise them to stay in Delhi. If they face any problem of food and shelter, they should contact us,” he said.

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