28 May 2020

3 Bangladeshis who attended Delhi Jamaat test positive for Covid-19


Three Bangladeshi nationals on Thursday tested positive for coronavirus in Palwal’s Huchpuri village, taking the count in the state to 33, said Palwal chief medical officer (CMO) Braham Deep Sindhu, reports Hindustann Times.

About 12 persons, including 10 Bangladeshis, participated in south Delhi’s Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat from March 13 to 15. Many of them came to Palwal and stayed in various mosques in villages.

“Three Bangladesh residents have been confirmed positive for coronavirus, seven of them confirmed negative by Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak. Today, we sent samples of remaining two persons to a private laboratory in Gurugram. The report is still awaited. All the three positive tested men are in their (early) 30s. All of them have been kept at the Civil Hospital’s isolation ward”, Sindhu was quoted as saying.

The CMO said the Bangladeshis had stayed in various mosques of five villages: Chhainsa, Mathepur, Durenchi, Mehlka and Huchpuri in Palwal’s Hathin area.

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