New Delhi: Sixteen “high-risk contacts” of a
delivery agent, who was infected with COVID-19 last week, have tested negative for coronavirus in south
Delhi, an official said on Monday.
delivery agent had tested positive for the virus on April 14, prompting authorities to put 72 families he delivered
pizza under home quarantine.
“All 16 high-risk contacts of
delivery boy have tested negative. They are colleagues of the
delivery agent who was infected with coronavirus recently,” south
Delhi District Magistrate B M Mishra told PTI.
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Mishra said the district administration has not conducted COVID-19 test on members of 72 families as they have not shown any symptoms of the infection so far.
delivery agent was feeling unwell for some time and had a persistent cough since the third week of March. Later, he approached a hospital where he tested positive for the disease.
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