Coronavirus: All six Delhi-NCR samples tested negative

New Delhi: All six samples of suspected COVID-19 cases collected from students and parents connected to Shriram Millennium School have tested negative.

Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate BN Singh said that they will, however, remain under home observation for the next 14 days.

“We have received a confirmation. The results of the coronavirus test are negative for all the children and family members,” said an official statement from the administration.

Six people had attended a birthday party hosted by the infected Delhi resident. Three schools in Noida were shut on Tuesday after reports surfaced that the infected person had come in contact with several of its students at the birthday party.

Meanwhile, 15 people admitted to ITBP’s quarantine facility have been tested positive for the deadly virus. With this, the total number coronavirus positive cases have reached 19 across the country. The patients are being shifted to the government hospitals.

On Monday the Health Ministry said that a Delhi man and a Telangana techie had been tested positive for the virus. The patients were put in isolation.  Later a tourist from Italy was also tested positive for the virus. Last night his wife also tested positive for the virus.

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