3 journalists out of 529 tested positive for COVID-19 in Indian capital

Covid Test

Three journalists were tested positive out of the total 529 media staff tested last week for the COVID-19 in the Indian capital, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday.

“I am so happy to share only 3 out of 529 media persons tested have been detected positive. My best wishes to all of you. Your work is very important especially during a pandemic. Those who have been detected positive, I am praying for your speedy recovery,” tweeted Kejriwal.

Last week, the Delhi government set up a COVID-19 Testing Centre for the media staff working in New Delhi after more than 50 journalists had tested positive for COVID-19 in the country’s financial capital Mumbai.

Meanwhile, according to the latest data, the total number of the COVID-19 cases in the national capital climbed to 3,314 on Tuesday, with 206 fresh cases being reported in a day. India has recorded 1,008 deaths and a total of 31,787 cases till Wednesday evening.

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