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Updated Sun, 06 Sep 2020 07:14 PM IST
Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik
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Explain that due to coming in contact with Corona positive, Minister Kaushik himself was isolated for five days from Saturday evening. Earlier, the minister participated in the havan at the Mayadevi temple with public hearings. Activists of many organizations also met him and gave their demand letters. Sources say that a close friend of the minister has also been found corona infected.
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After this, Minister Kaushik said that now he will not meet anyone for five days. The city was stirred as soon as the news of the minister being isolated. It is known that the cabinet minister came out on September 1 after being isolated for three days before that.
Kaushik attended the cabinet meeting
Cabinet Minister Madan Kaushik attended the cabinet meeting on Friday. In this meeting, apart from the staff of the Gopan department, all the major officials of the government were present. Ministers and top officials may have to go into isolation after Kaushik's RTPCR report comes back positive. However, Kaushik says that during the cabinet meeting, all the protocols related to social distance, mask, sanitization and precaution have been followed.
Had a conversation with media persons also
After the cabinet meeting, Kaushik also had talks with several media personnel. He did not hold the briefing as the Assembly session was declared, but was discussed by journalists on other political topics. Kaushik has appealed to all those coming in contact to take precaution.
40 Corona positive including LIU personnel in Roorkee
The number of Corona positives in Roorkee and the countryside is steadily increasing. If the sampling is being increased continuously by the Health Department, then the cases are increasing. On Sunday, the Health Department report confirmed corona in an employee at LIU's office in BT Ganj police complex. The worker has been isolated at home. Simultaneously, preparations are being made to take sampling of the employees who come in contact.
At the same time, reports of 39 people in Roorkee and countryside area have been Corona positive. Those who have been admitted by the Health Department to different Covid Care Centers. Preparations are being made to take samples by marking the people coming into contact with them.