Six Pockets in Kanpur Visited by Covid-19 Clear Tablighi Participants Declared ‘Crimson Zones’

Police have deployed drones within the ‘crimson zone’ areas to video display of us’s circulate and unlawful meeting amid the lockdown.

PTI

Updated: April 5, 2020, 12: 39 PM IST

Nizamuddin space in Delhi has grew to became proper into a new hotspot after a vary of of us that attended the Jamaat’s gathering examined certain for coronavirus. The Jaunpur administration has quarantined about 50 of us that attended a Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin space and returned to the district no longer too long within the past.

Kanpur: Six pockets in Kanpur district were declared ‘crimson zones’ after six Tablighi Jamaat participants, in conjunction with two foreign nationals, who attended a congregation in Delhi and visited a vary of locations here, examined certain for coronavirus, officers said on Sunday.

District Magistrate Brahmadeo Ram Tiwari said Halim Foremost Masjid in Chamanganj, Humayun Masjid in Colonelganj, Suffa Masjid in Babupurwa, Badi Masjid in Baripal village in Sajeti, Naubasta and Ghatampur visited by Tablighi Jamaat participants, in conjunction with the six who have examined COVID-19 certain, were declared as ‘crimson zone’.

Police have deployed drones within the ‘crimson zone’ areas to video display of us’s circulate and unlawful meeting amid the lockdown.

“The choice to barricade the distance of spherical one kilometre of each and every hotspot became as soon as taken on Saturday evening after six Tablighi Jamaat participants, in conjunction with two foreign nationals, had been chanced on coronarvirus certain in a single day,” Tiwari said.

He said, “Crimson zone is marked in a radius of 1 kilometre from the distance visited by the Tablighi Jamaat participants.

Instructions were issued to sanitize the distance correctly and restrict circulate of of us.”

Kanpur Chief Scientific Officer Dr Ashok Shukla said 31 of us had returned from the non secular congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin.

“Twenty-two are admitted in Lala Lajpat Rai Sanatorium. Of those, six have examined certain for coronavirus. 9 are admitted in Ursula Sanatorium,” he said.

Folks which have come in in contact with any Tablighi Jamaat member or became as soon as convey at the non secular congregation in Delhi were requested to self-name themselves.

“We are furthermore making efforts to zero in on those who came in contact with the COVID-19 certain certain of us. As soon as traced, all of them will endure a medical checkup and quarantined for the stipulated time length,” the Kanpur district magistrate said.

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