All members of sealed society in Dwarka test negative for Corona
New Delhi: All reports for Covid-19 have come out negative at Dwarka's Shahjahanabad society, which was sealed fifteen days back after two guests from Markaz had visited their relatives. The society also finished their 14-day period of quarantine.
"We were tested regularly. First 68 people were tested, then more people were tested, all their results have come out negative. We are regularly checked as well. As of now there are no cases," a resident in the society told the correspondent.
However, the residents were expecting some ease after the 14 day quarantine period, but were told otherwise. "We are to follow Ramzan from Saturday, there are no essentials available. Now as 14 day period of quarantine is finished, we still are not able to go out," said the resident.
The society is on strict monitoring with barricades and police staff on duty throughout. Meanwhile, the vegetables are expensive, due to which the residents have to manage through other means. "My colleagues have a curfew pass, we have been asking him to bring the essentials," said the resident.
The society was in the first group of red zones area and was sealed, creating a panic like situation in Dwarka.
The total number of areas in the list on containment zones is now 92. The national Capital has recorded over 2,200 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to date.
The three new areas identified as containment zones over the last 24 hours include a locality each in Mehrauli, Dwarka and old Delhi.
Meanwhile, the death toll due to the Covid-19 rose to 723 with 37 fatalities reported since Thursday evening, while the number of cases saw a record jump of 1,752 to go up to 23,452 cases on Friday, according to the Union health ministry. Meanwhile, over 25 lakh people have now been affected by Covid-19 across the globe as per the latest figures.