COVID cases in BD Directorate Dak bhawan Delhi

COVID cases in BD Directorate Dak bhawan Delhi


Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg

New Delhi-110001

Dated: 12.06.2020

Sub: Intimating regarding COVID19 patient Reg.

It is informed that Shri Ajay Kathuria, Inspector of Posts posted in BD Directorate, 5th Floor of Dak Bhawan has been tested positive for COVID-19. He attended the office last on 05th June, 2020 (Friday). Two more officials from BD Directorate have been asked to get their COVID test done.

2.  As per the SoP dated 04th June, 2020 issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Copy enclosed), the people / officers who came into contact with him will be categorized into high and low risk contacts. The high-risk exposure contacts are advised to go for self-quarantine / isolation, for a period of 14 days from the date of contact i.e. upto 20-06-2020. The low-risk exposure contacts shall continue to work and closely monitor their health for next 14 days. They are also directed to inform this office immediately, if they develop COVID symptoms and get their tests done. For the definition of high-risk and low-risk exposure contacts, kindly refer to Para-5 (iii) — “Management of Contacts” of SoP dated 04th June, 2020 issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

3.  GA section is directed to conduct a thorough sanitization exercise on 5th Floor of Dak Bhawan and the floor be sealed for 48 hours. The 5th Floor will be opened on Monday at 8:00 A.M.

This issue with the approval of competent authority.

(Sushil Bhusan)

Assistant Director General (Admin)


  1. PPS to Secretary (Posts)
  2. PS to DG(PS)
  3. PPS to Addl. DG/ All Members (PSB)/ AS&FA/ Secretary (PSB)
  4. CGM BD — It is requested to initiate contact tracing and other necessary actions should be taken as per the guidelines of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
  5. ADG (GA) / Section Officer (GA)
  6. All staff of Dak Bhawan.
  7. E-office/ Notice Board

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