Coronavirus: Sanitation Worker At Rashtrapati Bhavan Tests Positive; 125 Families Put Under Isolation Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images))

One person has been found positive with the novel coronavirus in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday (21 April), news agency ANI tweeted attributing sources.

A news report by NDTV said, it was a sanitation worker who was tested COVID-19 positive about four days ago. However, others have tested negative with the virus.

The tweet also said at least 125 families have now been asked to stay in self-isolation as mandated by the Health Ministry’s guidelines as a precautionary measure.

While the working staff members were taken to a quarantine facility in central Delhi, the secretary-level officials and their families were advised to go into self-isolation.

The total number of people confirmed positive for the coronavirus in India has increased to 18,601 while 590 deaths were reported across the country, as per the latest data updated at 8 am today (21 April) by the Health Ministry.

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