COVID Scare: Rail Bhawan Shut For Two Days After Officials Test Positive
New Delhi: Indian Railways headquarters Rail Bhawan will remain shut for two days from July 14 for intensive sanitisation after few officials in the premises tested COVID-19 positive. The order of its closure was issued on Monday.
“Some Officials of Railway Board have tested Covid-positive during the Special Rapid Antigen Testing Camp organized at Rail Bhawan on July 9, 10 and July 13. Accordingly, it has been decided to close all Offices at Rail Bhawan on July 14 and 15 to carry out intensive sanitization of rooms and common areas,” the Railway Board said via a circular.
The Board also said that all officers will be working from home and will be available on phone or other means of communication.
However, for any urgent requirement at office, specific directive will issued for them to attend office, the circular said.
With COVID-19 cases surging in the national capital, as many as 40 new deaths and 1246 positive cases were reported on Monday.