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Coronavirus: Noida company sealed after 16 people linked to firm test positive

The Noida district administration has sealed Ceasefire Company, in Sector 135, after 16 people associated with it were found coronavirus positive. The Department of Health has registered an FIR against against the administration of the company. An FIR has been registered against the firm for hiding information about foreign travel of some of its employees as well as the arrival of a UK-based auditor to its location here earlier in March, police said.

With six more people, including two children, testing positive for coronavirus, the number of COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar rose to 38 on Monday, officials said.

The total number of cases includes six patients who were discharged from hospitals after they recovered, they said.’

“A total of 531 samples have been sent for COVID-19 testing from Gautam Buddh Nagar so far, of which 38 have tested positive, 421 negative and results for 75 are awaited,” the Health Department said in its daily statement.

Currently, 1,865 people are under surveillance across Noida and Greater Noida, while another 268 are quarantined — 69 of them at a Gautam Buddh University hostel and the rest in special isolation facilities at hospitals in Noida and Greater Noida, it added.

Uttar Pradesh has recorded 96 coronavirus cases so far, state government officials said in Lucknow.

The all-India figure stood at 1,251, including 32 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry.

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