Karnataka: 90 trainee cops in Bengaluru test Covid-19 positive

After a constable tested positive some days ago, a random test was conducted at the training school near Thanisandra here, during which over 90 of them have tested positive on Thursday, officials said.
Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru, July 24 : About 90 newly recruited police personnel tested Covid-19 positive at a police training school in the city, an official said on Friday.

After a constable tested positive some days ago, a random test was conducted at the training school near Thanisandra here, during which over 90 of them have tested positive on Thursday, officials said.

Around 400 constables who recently joined the state police force are undergoing training at the schools.

The infected have been shifted to COVID hospitals or care centres depending on the case, and nearly 150 personnel who were said to have been in contact with the infected have been quarantined, also the school premises have been fumigated, they said.

Over 1,000 police personnel in the city have tested positive for COVID-19 so far and according to reports nine have died.

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