EC official tests COVID-19 positive

EC official tests COVID-19 positive

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New Delhi, Jun 8 : Days after COVID-19 cases were reported among the staff of some Ministries, an official in the Election Commission, tested positive in the national capital, sources said on Monday. According to sources, an asst. a section officer attached with the electronic voting machine (EVM) division of the poll panel, was tested COVID-19 positive on Friday.

They also said that all standard operating procedures issued by the Union Health Ministry to deal with such cases are being followed. Earlier, a senior Press Information Bureau official was admitted to hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19. According to reports, several COVID-19 positive cases were reported in various Ministries including Railways, Health, Law and Justice, Defence, Civil Aviation and Labour and Employment. (UNI)