647 coronavirus positive cases from 14 states in last two days are linked to Tablighi Jamaat: Health Minis

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/647-positive-cases-from-14-states-in-last-two-days-are-linked-to-tablighi-jamaat-health-ministry/articleshow/74967407.cms

The
Health ministry has confirmed that a total of 647 positive
coronavirus cases in the last two days are linked to the
Tablighi Jamaat.

The total number of cases have reached 2,301 with 56 deaths.

The 647 cases have been reported from 14 states namely Andaman & Nicobar, Assam, Delhi, Himachal, Haryana, J&K, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttarakhand & UP, health ministry spokesperson Lav Aggarwal said.

Over 9,000 Tablighi Jamaat contacts have been quarantined so far even as police officials launched a massive hunt to contact trace all those who may have come in touch with those who attended the Nizamuddin event.

The Home ministry also blacklisted 960 foreigners and cancelled their tourist visas after finding their involvement in the Tablighi activities.

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