One officer in NITI Aayog has tested positive for COVID-19

The NITI Aayog building in New Delhi has been sealed for at least two days for sanitization after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. People who came in contact with the employee have been asked to self-quarantine.

Updated: Apr 28, 2020 18:04 IST

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Roselet Sheena Merli

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Tags: India Corona

NITI Aayog building sealed as 1 officer tested positive for COVID-19

The government think tank NITI Aayog said on Twitter that an employee working at NITI Bhavan in New Delhi was tested positive for the virus. It was conveyed to authorities at 9 am in the morning.

“NITI Aayog is following all the due protocols necessary as per the Ministry of Health guidelines. The building has been sealed,” it said on Twitter.

The necessary protocol including sealing of the building for two days for thorough disinfection and sanitization is being followed. 

As per the guidelines, the building will be fully disinfected and sanitized before normal operations can resume. All contacts of the employee who tested positive have been asked to self-quarantine.