Three policemen from Udupi district test positive

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Three policemen from Udupi district test positive

Three policemen from Udupi district test positive

Sc BH   ¦    May 24, 2020 02:00:08 PM (IST)

Three policemen from Udupi district test positive-1Udupi: Three police personnel in the district have been tested positive for COVID-19, on Sunday, May 24.

A constable attached to Karkala Rural station, another constable from Brahmavara and an ASI attached to Ajekar station have been tested positive.

With this, Karkala (town), Karkala (rural), Circle Inspector's office, Brahmavara and Ajekar stations have been closed down. They will be sanitised and mde functional after 48 hours.

The three were posted at their respective stations, check posts and on highway patrolling etc.

All the policemen who had come in contact with the said three cops have been quarantined and are being examined, said Deputy Commissioner G Jagadeesh.

In another case, a pregnant woman who is due for delivery within few days has been tested positive and her contact could not be traced.

The district has 18 new cases on Sunday, out of which 14 are having travel histroy to Maharashtra.