New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A Head Constable posted in the Turkman Gate chowki under the Chandni Mahal police station jurisdiction has tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday.
The official has since been admitted in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital.
Chandni Mahal police station SHO and 30 of the 68 staff have already been home-quarantined.
Sources said that so far 10 police officials posted at the Chandni Mahal police station have tested positive.
It is pertinent to mention here that after intelligence inputs, 18 mosques in the area coming under the police station were raided, following which around 100 persons connected to the Tablighi Jamaat were detained.
Meanwhile, staff posted at the Khajuri Khas police station in northeast Delhi have demanded their coronavirus tests should be done immediately since a jawan of a paramilitary force deployed there temporarily had tested positive.
However, no corona symptoms have been reported from among police personnel posted there so far.