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Over 40 members of BJP headquarters in New Delhi test positive for Covid-19

12/01/2022 at 12:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan12: Amid a notable surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, as many as 42 members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19.

The members of the headquarters, who have tested positive, include security officials and party staff members.

According to sources, a mass Covid-19 test drive was conducted at the BJP headquarters in which the staffers were detected with the deadly virus.

Following the incident, sanitization has been carried out at the office and the contact tracing of all the 42 infected persons has been initiated.

This development comes at a time when senior BJP leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and many others have been holding marathon meetings at the BJP headquarters.

Yesterday, a meeting of the BJP’s Core Committee on the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls was held at the party office. The second round of the meeting will be held today.

Worth mentioning, several senior BJP leaders including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, BJP chief JP Nadda, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh have already tested positive for Covid-19 and have been under home quarantine.

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