Delhi Police's control room remains closed for 5 days after 7 people test COVID-19 positive

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Delhi Police's Wireless Control Room in West district has been shut for five days as seven people have tested positive for COVID-19.

 

As the cases were reported in the control room, 30 staff members were advised to stay under home quarantine.

"Seven people were found positive for COVID-19 at the Wireless Control Room in West district. 30 staff members were advised home quarantine. The control room has been shut for five days," said Delhi Police on Thursday.

With 6,088 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases in a single day, India's COVID-19 tally reached 1,06,750 on Friday.  

Meanwhile, with an increase of 148 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 3,583.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 66,330. Meanwhile 48,533 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

As India is attempting to flatten the corve of the novel coronavirus, some states are continuing to see a steady rise in cases.

Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst affected with 41,642 positive COVID-19 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu (13,967), Gujarat (12,905), and Delhi (11,659).

 

With inputs from ANI

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