New Delhi: At a time Maharashtra is grappling to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, two female police officers who were posted at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s official residence were tested positive. According to reports, they — an assistant police inspector and a constable — were deployed at the CM’s residence, Varsha, in Mumbai’s Malabar Hill area. Also Read - 11 COVID Patients Die Due To Oxygen Shortage at Ruia Hospital in Tirupati; CM Orders Probe
“A woman constable has tested positive for COVID-19. We have hospitalised her while contact-tracing is going on,” said a senior IAS official quoted by PTI. Also Read - What is Ivermectin, the FDA-Approved Drug That Goa Recommended to All Above 18?
This happens a day after 115 families residing within the President’s Estate went on self-isolation after a person tested positive for COVID-19. The main Rashtrapati Bhavan, where President Ram Nath Kovind and his family stay, remained unaffected. “It may be clarified that till date no employee of the President’s Secretariat has tested positive for COVID-19,” said the release. Also Read - UEFA in Talks With British Government to Move Champions League Final Between Manchester City And Chelsea at Wembley
A housekeeper of the Lok Sabha Secretariat reportedly tested positive.