Government think-tank Niti Aayog sealed its office in New Delhi on Tuesday after a worker tried positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), as indicated by authorities.
“Niti Aayog is following all protocols as per the ministry of health guidelines. The building has been sealed…sanitisation of the building is underway,” a senior Niti Aayog official who did not want to be named said.
Niti Aayog Office sealed For 48 Hours after an Employee Tested Positive for COVID 19
Contacts of the person, who got his report around 9 am on Tuesday morning, have been approached to go on self-isolate, the official stated, including that the workplace will be fixed for two-three days according to “prescribed protocol”.
The body is tasked with driving a portion of the 11 engaged groups framed by the Union government to manage the pandemic.
On April 22, the ministry of civil aviation sealed its headquarters at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi’s Jor Bagh after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. The civil aviation ministry staff member was the first person in a central ministry to have gotten the disease. The office responded on Monday.
“TThe @MoCA_GoI office at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan is sanitized, safe, up & reopened. It was sealed after one of our colleagues tested positive for #COVID19 on 21st April. After operating from Nirman Bhawan & Udhyog Bhawan for a while, I worked out of my Civil Aviation office today,” Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Puri tweeted on Monday.
As indicated by home ministry guidelines gave after the extension of the national lockdown until May 3, the government has requested a staged come back to the office of central government ministry officials. The new guidelines call for 100% attendance by officers over the deputy secretary level and 33% attendance by junior staff.
The sweeping curbs were first imposed on March 25 for 21 days and afterward reached out by 19 days till May 3.