Aviation ministry staffer tests positive for Covid-19, govt assures ‘all possible help’ – india news
The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday announced that one of its employees has tested positive for coronavirus.
The ministry, in a tweet, stated that the employee tested positive for Covid-19 on April 21 and had attended the office on April 15.
The ministry has asked all those who had come in contact with the coronavirus positive employee to go into self isolation.
“An employee of the ministry who had attended office on 15 April 2020 has tested positive for COVID19 on 21st April. All necessary protocols are being stringently followed on the Premises. All colleagues who came in contact are being asked to go into self isolation as a precaution,” the ministry tweeted out.
We stand by our colleague at @MoCA_GoI who has tested positive for COVID19 & have extended all possible medical help & support.
Those in contact have also been asked to follow the laid down procedures.
I wish him strength & speedy recovery. https://t.co/ff8gN9dFOW
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) April 22, 2020
Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri, said the ministry stands by its employee who has tested positive for Covid-19 and assured all possible support.
“We stand by our colleague at @MoCA_GoI who has tested positive for COVID19 & have extended all possible medical help & support. Those in contact have also been asked to follow the laid down procedures. I wish him strength & speedy recovery,” Puri tweeted out.
This comes a day after housekeeper of the Lok Sabha tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
The staff member was not working at the Parliament complex but at one of the establishments of the Lok Sabha secretariat at 36 GRG Road.
“Approximately 10 days ago, he fell ill and went to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML) for check-up and tests, including ECG. He was discharged the same day,” an official said.