800 people attended a massive gathering in MP and 12 of them have been tested positive for the corona virus pandemic.
A man who had returned from Dubai on March 17 organised a mass feast inviting over 800 people across the state as a apart of the Shradh ceremony. The ceremony was organised on march 20, and on March 25 the man alongwith his wife had tested positive for the virus.
The massive gathering took place in Monera, a town located 465 Kms North of the state’s capital. Reports say that the man had visited his relatives’s houses for invitation. 12 total cases have been reported from the gathering which include the waiter, his brother,wife,his son,daughter in law with their two small children one of three years old and a 6 month old baby. 4 other relatives of the man have been tested positive for the virus. The officials are still in search of the visitors of the gathering, many are said to have returned back to their native places.
This meeting can turn out to be another hot-spot in the county after the Tablighi jamat gathering in Delhi as the no of cases are said to increase.