A total of 23 persons who had participated in Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi, have been traced by Arunachal Pradesh police.

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Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Director General of Police (DGP) RP Upadhyaya wrote, “Arunachal Police has traced 23 persons who went to Nizamuddin Markaz, out of which 1 has tested positive for COVID-19.”

The DGP also appealed to other persons with travel history to Nizamuddin Markaz to voluntarily report to nearest police station, DC office or hospital for COVID-19 screening.

According to a bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services on April 5 had sent 16 samples for COVID-19 testing. In total, the Arunachal Pradesh government has sent 150 samples for testing from which 1 was tested positive while 131 were negative. The government is awaiting results of 18 samples.

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