Six who took part in religious congregation at Delhi’s Nizamuddin die of COVID-19 in Telangana

Six persons from Telangana who attended a religious event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area earlier this month passed away of coronavirus on Monday.

Telangana Chief Minister’s Office in a tweet said, “Six people from Telangana who attended a religious congregation at Markaz in Nizamuddin area of New Delhi from 13-15 March succumbed after they contracted Coronavirus. Two died in Gandhi Hospital while one each died in Apollo Hospital, Global Hospital, Nizamabad and Gadwal.”

“@TelanganaHealth Dept appealed to people to inform Govt. the whereabouts of persons who attended the Markaz in New Delhi adding that it will conduct tests for them and provide free treatment. #Coronavirus,” the CMO said.

“Special teams under the District Collectors are identifying people who could be at risk of contracting coronavirus through contact and shifting them to the hospitals. Telangana Health Dept requests those who attended the congregation at Markaz to voluntarily report at hospitals,” the CMO added.

A major area in Nizamuddin has been cordoned off by Delhi police.