The General Administration Department (GAD) at Delhi Secretariat has been sealed for 48 hours for sanitization after an employee tested positive for the Covid-19, an official statement said.
Some of the senior officials and staff members have been put under quarantine, as per the healthcare protocol set by the Health Ministry to contain the spread of the disease, it said.
The GAD employee tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.
The administration has ordered sanitisation drive in the office and contact tracing of the patient.
The statement said that those who were in close contact with the infected staff member have been directed to home quarantine.
Apart from maintenance of service records, maintenance, sanitation, security of Delhi Secretariat building and protocol facilities to dignitaries, GAD also provides pension and medical facilities to Freedom Fighters of Delhi.
The department caters the needs and looks after the administrative and establishment matters of Council of Ministers, Chief Secretary, Heads of Departments of Govt. of Delhi and staff working on the strength of GAD and also various coordination matters.