Samples from three people living inside Raj Bhavan in Madhya Pradesh returned positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of positive cases among its residents to 10.
The 10 people tested positive come from three families who live in the confinement zones inside its premises. They are among 190 people living inside the premises who have been tested for the virus. The remaining 180 people tested negative.
Governor Lalji Tandon also tested negative for COVID-19.
The increase in the number of cases has forced the authorities to take a number of precautionary measures, including the restricted movement of residents living inside its premises. Parts of Raj Bhavan were declared a containment area and his staff were asked to work from home.
The opposition has stepped up attacks on the Shivraj Singh government for its management of the virus, which has affected 51 of the state’s 52 districts.
“Since cases of coronavirus were reported by Raj Bhavan, you can understand the situation across the state. The BJP was busy forming the state government when the virus spread across India. The Minister principal has not formed a cabinet for more than two months. now, “said Congress Chief Kamleshwar Patel.
Madhya Pradesh reported 192 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, including 84 in the most affected district of Indore, bringing the total number to 7,645. To date, the state has reported 334 deaths.
With PTI inputs