196 Assam Police Personnel Test Positive for COVID-19
GUWAHATI: After healthcare workers, among other frontline workers, police and security personnel are also being largely affected by the infectious disease.
Taking to Twitter, a senior police official of Assam informed that over 900 police perosonnel are currently under quarantine in the state with 196 police personnel from Assam Police who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.
“As on July 5th 2020 - Till now 196 @assampolice personnel tested Covid positive out of whom 38 have recovered. 932 police personnel are under quarantine,” tweeted, GP Singh, ADGP (L&O), Assam.
With a sudden spike in the number of COVID-19 positive cases, the tally has gone up to 11,736 as per state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s latest Twitter update, in Assam.