Quarantined cop tests positive
Samples were taken from the 31 policemen at the centre on Sunday and the remaining officials on Monday
HYDERABAD: A policeman quarantined at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Centre in Hyderabad tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. The test reports of 30 other policemen also quarantined there were negative, according to a health department official.
After an arrested suspect turned out to be a Covid-19 patient on Sunday, Hyderabad SSP Adeel Hussain Chandio quarantined 43 policemen deputed at the centre and the A-Section police station.
Samples were taken from the 31 policemen at the centre on Sunday and the remaining officials on Monday. A CIA official told The Express Tribune that they have been directed to be quarantined for two weeks. Chandio has relieved all 43 quarantined policemen from duty.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2020.