Markaz

New Delhi: Tablighi Jamaat chief Maualan Saad, who was in the eye of storm over gathering of thousands at Nizamuddin...

Lav Aggarwal said that the cases related to Tablighi Jamaat's religious gathering at Nizamuddin had also affected States, which have a lower number of cases.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday registered a money laundering case against Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad and others under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

A total of 426 persons amounting to around 64 per cent of the total positive cases in Delhi are associated with the Markaz event.

Delhi Police had served a notice to the Jamaat chief asking several questions regarding the congregation held at Nizamuddin after an FIR was registered in the matter under the Epidemic Disease Act.

"The total number of positive cases of coronavirus in Delhi has surged to 445, including 15 cured/discharged and six deaths," as per the latest update by the health ministry.

In the last two days, 600 people linked to Markaz Nizamuddin have been quarantined in Delhi and efforts are underway to trace all their contacts

"Out of these 384 cases, 58 patients have a history of foreign travel. Many of them are not from Delhi but were quarantined here in Delhi. 259 people, out of them, had attended Markaz event," he said.

The Chief Minister announced that Rs 5,000 each will be transferred into the accounts of auto, taxi, e-rickshaw, RTV, and Gramin Sewa drivers and all those plying public service vehicles.

The Deputy CM further said a list of phone numbers of all the people brought out from the spot has been handed over to the police and the cyber cell will trace the people they contacted over the past few days.