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Delhi police ACP deployed at Rashtrapati Bhawan tests positive for coronavirus

Six persons who came in contact with the said police officer too have been home-quarantined as a precautionary measure.

Published: 17th May 2020 08:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th May 2020 08:12 PM   |  A+A-

Rashtrapati Bhavan

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By IANS

NEW DELHI: An ACP of Delhi Police posted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here has tested positive for coronavirus, following which he has been admitted in a private hospital, highly-placed official sources said on Sunday.

Six persons who came in contact with the said police officer too have been home-quarantined as a precautionary measure. Their samples have been sent for testing. Sources in the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Delhi Police said that the infected Assistant Commissioner of Police had reported for duty till Friday evening.

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A resident of Karkardooma area of Delhi, the ACP had complained of medical problem on Saturday, following which his sample was sent for testing, which tested positive. The reports of samples collected from his contacts are yet to come.

A few days ago, a person residing in the staff quarters of the Presidential Estate had tested positive after he returned home after attending the cremation of his relative. Following this, the whole family was quarantined.



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