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Punjab police IG Kaustubh Sharma tests COVID-19 positive 

His sample was taken on Friday morning after he had a high fever for the last two-three days, the doctor said, adding that his report came positive in the night.

Published: 25th July 2020 08:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th July 2020 08:53 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

CHANDIGARH: The inspector general of police of Faridkot range in Punjab has tested positive for COVID-19, a health official said on Saturday.

The senior IPS officer, Kaustubh Sharma, has been admitted to a hospital in Faridkot, civil surgeon Rajinder Kumar said.

His sample was taken on Friday morning after he had a high fever for the last two-three days, the doctor said, adding that his report came positive in the night.

The officer's 30 contacts will be tested for coronavirus, Kumar said.

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