Nine personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. These soldiers belong to 31st battalion of CRPF. They were already quarantined at the quarantine centre in Narela (Delhi). Actually, earlier a CRPF jawan was found corona positive, after which 47 CRPF personnel were quarantined.
The nine who tested Covid-19 positive include seven constables, a head constable and a sub-inspector rank officer, the officials said. All were deployed in Delhi.
Out of 47 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) personnel who were sent to the quarantine centre in Narela (Delhi), 9 have tested positive for COVID-19. They have been sent to the isolation ward. All were deployed in Delhi: CRPF Sources pic.twitter.com/1ONCgURuaf— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2020
On April 2, 2020, A senior CRPF doctor based in Delhi was tested positive for Coronavirus. He was working as Chief Medical Officer in CRPF. He was living in CRPF mess in Saket area of Delhi.
After getting the information about his corona positive, the other CRPF jawans and guests living there have been sent immediately to the quarantine. According to the information, this doctor has been admitted to the Isolation Ward.