27 persons who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation test negative

About 27 of the 33 persons from Belagavi district of Karnataka, who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin, Delhi have proved to be Negative.

The results of six others are awaited.

The district administration had identified 62 persons from Belagavi district who had attended the meeting in new Delhi in March.

Of them, the throat swab samples of 33 suspected cases had been sent for testing. The tests of 27 have proven negative and the results of six are awaited.

Deputy commissioner S B Bommanahalli has urged the people to declare if they had attended the meeting.

Members of the general public who have knowledge of anyone from their village attending the meeting have been requested to inform the concerned teheshildar.