The director of the New Delhi Municipal Council's COVID-19 Cell and three other employees of the civic body have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to officials. Over 150 employees of the municipal council have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, while eight deaths have been reported, as per official figures.
"Besides the director of the COVID-19 Cell, three others, including an education officer, an employee each in the establishment branch and vigilance department have also tested positive. Contact tracing is being done as per protocols," a senior New Delhi Municipal Council official said. The Palika Kendra, which houses the civic body's office, is being disinfected regularly, the official added.