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Saturday, 06 June 2020 7.34 AM IST

Govt has details of those who took part in congregations in Nizamuddin and Malaysia: Pinarayi Vijayan

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said the government has collected the details of those who took part from the state in recent religious congregations in Nizamuddin and Malaysia and it needs to be examined if they have any health issues.


"Police have already made detailed examination in this regard. The list of participants has been given through respective district collectors. Necessary precautions will be made in the concerned districts in this regard," Vijayan told reporters here.


The government has the exact number of participants and the details of the districts they are hailing from, he said.


Meanwhile, Pathanamthitta police said they have identified 6 persons in the district in connection with the Nizamuddin congregation.


"Three persons had taken part in the congregation, of them one had already died. One person is in quarantine in the district while the other is located now in Thiruvananthapuram," a senior police official told PTI.


The others are not participants but had travelled to Delhi along with them, he said.


In the nearby Alappuzha district, three persons have been identified in connection with the congregation, police said.


"They have been in quarantine and under the surveillance of the health department since they have reached back the state from Delhi," another official said.


Several people, who had attended the religious congregation at Nizamuddin in the national capital are suspected to be having symptoms of Covid19, even as at least 24 have tested positive.

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