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Uttarakhand: 8 depts at Secretariat sealed after 4 test positive for Covid

Eight departments at the Uttarakhand Secretariat have been sealed after four people tested positive for Covid-19

Uttarakhand | Coronavirus

ANI  |  General News 

A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a nasal sample from a girl at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, at the Darya ganj area in New Delhi on Monda

Eight departments at the Secretariat have been sealed after four people tested positive for COVID-19.

The eight sealed departments include health, agriculture and horticulture, according to sources in the Secretariat.

Among those who have tested positive for are a secretary and a joint secretary.

Further details are awaited.

On Sunday, two ministers of the state government were found infected with COVID-19. While Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik has been admitted to AIIMS after he was found positive for the virus, agriculture minister Subodh Uniyal has been forced to stay in quarantine after two persons at his residence tested COVID-19 positive.

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First Published: Tue, September 08 2020. 14:33 IST