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Nizamuddin Covid-19 shock: Crisis for govt as 6 die in Telangana, 1 in J&K

More than 2,000 people from all over India and some from abroad attended a Tablighi Jamat congregation in the Nizamuddin area in Delhi. Seven are now reported dead and over 1,500 are in quarantine

People continue to board buses in the Nizammudin area, to be taken to different hospitals for a checkup. Photo: ANI
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People continue to board buses in the Nizammudin area, to be taken to different hospitals for a checkup. Photo: ANI

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A religious congregation of 2,000 people at a mosque in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, which has thrown up several corona positive cases maybe a ticking time bomb as six of the persons who returned to Telangana after attending the congregation have died from the virus and positive cases are emerging from at least five other regions including J&K, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and the Andaman and Nicobar islands. 

Over 1,500 people have been quarantined in the Markaz itself. A facility is coming up for these people in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, according to several reports. Even on Tuesday morning, people continue

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 9:08 AM IST

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