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Nine Pune cops test positive for coronavirus so far

Nine Pune Police Personnel Have So Far Tested Positive For Coronavirus, A Senior Official Said On Monday. Close Contacts Of All These Police Personnel Have Been Quarantined. On April 17, A Constable Attached To One Of The Police Stations In Pune City And His Wife Had Tested Positive.

PTI | Updated on: 27 Apr 2020, 11:43:39 PM
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New Delhi:

Nine Pune police personnel have so far tested positive for coronavirus, a senior official said on Monday. Close contacts of all these police personnel have been quarantined. On April 17, a constable attached to one of the police stations in Pune city and his wife had tested positive. Following this, some more police personnel were found infected with the disease.

"So far we have nine personnel from the Pune police who have tested positive for the infection," said police commissioner K Venkatesham. He said the origin of their infection was from their residence and not from workplace.

Seven of these nine cases were from one police station, the commissioner added. Another officer said close contacts of the coronavirus-infected personnel have been quarantined.

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First Published : 27 Apr 2020, 11:43:39 PM