Srinagar: A policeman from central Kashmir’s Budgam district tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
The cop hailing from Rathsuna village of Budgam tested positive for coronavirus after contracting the infection from members of Tabligi Jamat, news agency KNT Chief Medical Officer Dr Nazir Ahmed as saying. The cop is posted with India Reserve Police (IRP) 3rd Battalion at Bemina, here.
“Though he didn’t attend any religious event organized by Tabligi Jamat but came into contact with them in Srinagar,” CMO added.
He said that the seniors of the policeman have been apprised about the development. He added that contacts of the cop will be quarantined.
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