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COVID-19: Two Italy-returned ITBP quarantine inmates test positive

The two inmates have been shifted to Safdarjung hospital, officials added.

Published: 17th March 2020 07:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th March 2020 07:03 PM   |  A+A-

Evacuees leave after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 at the ITBP facility in Chhawla Friday

Evacuees leave after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 at the ITBP facility in Chhawla Friday. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Two people who returned from Italy this week and were staying at an ITBP quarantine facility tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday.

The two inmates have been shifted to Safdarjung hospital, they added.

A total of 218 Indians, mostly students, were brought here from coronavirus-hit Italy on Sunday and taken to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police quarantine facility in southwest Delhi's Chhawla area.

There are 154 males and 64 females in this group.

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