Tablighi Jamaat: 5 trains, thousands of passengers under scanner over travelling with participants

1/04/2020 at 8:30 PM

New Delhi, Aptil 1: Indian Railways is scrambling to provide information regarding the passengers who had travelled on five trains with people who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi.

The Duronto Express to Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, the Grand Trunk Express to Chennai, the Tamil Nadu Express to Chennai, New Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express and the AP Sampark Kranti Express has began from Delhi from March 13 and March 19.  Each train carried around 1000-1200 passengers and other staff members which could put them all at risk.

Of the contacts being traced, one is the case of 10 Indonesians who took the AP Sampark Kranti Express back to Karimnagar district after the event on March 13, and subsequently reported positive for coronavirus.

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