Coronavirus Outbreak: Woman police constable posted at Maharashtra CM’s official residence tests positive

Two police personnel posted at 'Varsha', the official residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister, tested positive for coronavirus

Press Trust of India April 22, 2020 09:48:46 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Woman police constable posted at Maharashtra CM’s official residence tests positive

Mumbai: A woman police constable posted at 'Varsha', the official residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister, tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, a senior official said.

Coronavirus Outbreak Woman police constable posted at Maharashtra CMs official residence tests positive

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Also, a male constable at the official residence of Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis has tested positive, according to a civic official.

The Varsha bungalow in south Mumbai is currently unoccupied as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray lives in his family residence in suburban Bandra. "A woman constable has tested positive for COVID-19. We have hospitalised her while contact-tracing is going on," said a senior IAS official.

A male police constable deployed at 'Sagar', official residence of Devendra Fadnavis, also tested positive for COVID-19, said a senior official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

"He showed some symptoms on 12 April and was admitted to a hospital since 14 April. His test report has come out positive. We have removed all other police officials posted there and quarantined them," the BMC official said.

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