2 floors of BSF headquarters sealed after constable tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi: Two floors of the Border Security Force (BSF) headquarters in Delhi were sealed on Monday after a staff member was tested positive for coronavirus disease Covid-19.

In a statement, the BSF said that a head constable was found Covid-19 positive on Sunday. He was working in an office on the second floor of BSF headquarters and last attended the office on May 1, the statement further said. It said that the first and second floors of the building have been closed as precaution.


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All drills for sanitization are being undertaken, the BSF said, adding that contact tracing is also underway and only bare minimum staff is working.

The BSF further said in the statement that its headquarters was closed early on Friday as a precautionary measure and the entire office complex was thoroughly sanitized with prescribed solutions of disinfectants.


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The eight-storeyed BSF head office in the CGO complex in Lodhi road in central Delhi will be disinfected again today.

The BSF had said on Sunday that 42 of its personnel had been infected with Covid-19 so far. Of these, 31 belong to a 98-member unit that was deployed with Delhi Police at the markaz (centre) of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin and in Chandni Mahal area.



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