On Saturday, officials said that three Tablighi Jamaat members, including two Bangladeshis, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, where they went after attending Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi in mid-March.
District Magistrate Jasjit Kaur said that all three – the third are from Assam – were shifted to the isolation ward of a government hospital in Jhinjhana, Shamli, after their examination results came positive on Friday evening. The DM said that 13 Tabligi Jamaat members – 12 Bangladeshi and one Assamese – had arrived at Bhaisani village under the boundary of Bhavan police station in Shamli on March 17 for religious activities after attending Nizamuddin Markaz, Delhi, from several coronoviruses Came into the limelight after being related. Deaths and cases were traced there.
Kaur said that all of them were quarantined on a college campus and their samples were sent for testing. He said three test results have come out positive while other reports are awaited. He said that the three Jamaat members whose test results came out positive have been taken to the isolation ward of the Government Primary Health Center, Jhinjhana, which is read out for COVID-19 patients.