50 Tamil Nadu attendees at Tablighi event in Nizamuddin test positive for Coronavirus

Tamil Nadu officials were on Tuesday busy tracing persons who had attended a congregation at Tablighi Jamaat’s international headquarters Nizamuddin Markaz in southwest Delhi, pointing out that around 1,500 persons from the southern state had gone there.

According to officials, as many as fifty persons who had attended the Delhi congregation have so far tested positive in Tamil Nadu, where the total number of cases had gone up to 74 due to seven new cases overall.

They also brought Erode district under strict monitoring as 24 persons from there have tested positive for coronavirus. The official maintained that the spike in corona positive cases was due to the fact that those affected had mingled with others and passed on the infection.

 

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