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New Delhi: A Delhi Police constable posted with the Crime Branch who allegedly visited the Nizamuddin headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat in south Delhi examined positive for coronavirus lately, police stated on Tuesday.

The constable had visited the Markaz building in reference to the probe into the non secular congregation held there final month the place many individuals had been reported to have contracted the virus, they stated.

A case has been registered towards Maulana Saad of the Nizamuddin headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat underneath related sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act and Indian Penal Code for allegedly violating authorities orders with regard to the administration of the centre pertaining to holding social, political or non secular gatherings.

According to police, round 15 group members of the Crime Branch who got here involved with the constable have been suggested residence quarantine after he examined positive for the virus.

More than 21 Delhi Police personnel have examined positive for the novel coronavirus which embrace 14 from the central district, six from northwest district and one from the visitors police.

The Delhi Police has sanctioned Rs 1 lakh every to its personnel who have examined positive for coronavirus whereas on obligation.

The police headquarters will prepare the fee from the Delhi Police Welfare Society for the personnel expeditiously by means of the DCPs involved, police stated.

In only a month, the nationwide capital has seen 100 containment zones, with highest 21 from the South-East district, which additionally witnessed a brand new purple zone on Tuesday.

According to the Delhi authorities, House numbers 152 to 162 in D-Block in Shaheen Bagh has been made a brand new containment zone on Tuesday.

On March 26, J and Ok, L and H pockets of Dilshad Garden and G, H, J, Blocks, outdated Seemapuri grew to become the primary two containment zones of the town, now counted as one on the Delhi authorities’s checklist of containment zones. By April 8, there have been 20 purple zones within the metropolis.

In only a month, the tally has reached 101. One purple zone in East Delhi’s Vasundhara Enclave was de-contained final week, so there are 100 lively containment zones.