New Delhi, May 5 -- A day after a 32-year-old caretaker of a shelter in central Delhi's Jhandewalan area tested positive for Covid-19, occupants of four such homes run by an NGO in the area said on Tuesday that all of them should be screened for the infection. According to officials, there are 56 inmates at the shelter whose caretaker tested positive and 206 in the entire cluster.

The NGO working for the homeless wrote to the central Delhi district magistrate and other authorities, urging them to test all caretakers and occupants of all shelters in the city as they share community toilets and other facilities.

Besides the 223 regular shelter homes for the homeless-115 of them are portacabins, 11 are buildings and 19 are tents-the governme...