As many as 13 people who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi were on Wednesday picked from a mosque in the Barwalan area in Uttar Pradesh.
City Superintendent of Police (SP), Amit Kumar Anand said,"They are all from Assam. They will be placed under quarantine." "Police were informed about these people and their primary test has been conducted. The investigation will be conducted," he added.
Several state governments are tracing and identifying all those who attended the gathering. A large number of people in different states have already been placed under quarantine as a precautionary measure.
Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh government has identified as many as 569 persons who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event at the Nizamuddin Markaz in the national capital early this month along with 218 foreign nationals suspected of being infected by a coronavirus and were quarantined.
UP Police identified 218 foreign nationals, who had come to Uttar Pradesh at different stages on tourist visas but some of these foreigners joined the Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz.
Meanwhile, in Assam 16 tested positive case of COVID-19 till date who took part in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi. This was announced by the state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.