The Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) temporarily closed its headquarters here on Friday after a cook tested positive for COVID-19. Family members of the cook and some other staffers are also being tested, according to a party spokesperson.
The cook has tested positive for COVID-19. He will be admitted to hospital for treatment, the spokesperson said. The party's headquarters in Chandigarh's Sector 3 have been closed for the time being, he said, adding that the entire premises are being sanitised.
The spokesperson said the COVID-19 test report of the cook's son, who assisted his father, has come back negative. A clerk and another staff member have also tested negative. The cook's wife, a sweeper and his wife will also be tested, he said.
He said the party is providing all assistance to the cook's family.