Posted in Srinagar, cop tests positive for COVID-19

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COVID-19 - Coronavirus

SRINAGAR — A policeman posted in Srinagar has tested positive for novel coronavirus, becoming the first cop to test positive after which his family members were shifted for quarantine. The police is now tracing all the contacts of the cop.

A senior police official said that a policeman posted with Indian Reserve Police (IRP) battalion in Srinagar belonging to Baramulla has tested positive for Coronavirus.

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Top officials said that the policeman, who tested positive, was posted in Srinagar, adding that after his results, all the official contacts are being traced for sampling and quarantine. The officials also said that at least 13 members of his family were shifted for quarantine in Baramulla.

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The officials further said that all the protocols and medical guidelines are being followed to track his on-duty and home contacts and all the close contacts will be shifted for quarantine.

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