Published On: Sat, Jul 25th, 2020

Punjab police IG Kaustubh Sharma tests COVID-19 positive

IPS officer has tested positive for coronavirus.

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.

PTI

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