COVID-19: Delhi Police ACP posted at Rashtrapati Bhavan tests positive

An ACP of Delhi Police posted at Rashtrapati Bhavan has tested positive for COVID-19. He was posted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Police Lines, which is situated away from the core area of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the police said. "He has tested positive but he is found to be asymptomatic. He was in isolation since May 13," a senior police officer said.

An ACP of the Delhi Police posted at the Rashtrapati Bhawan has tested positive for cornavirus COVID-19. Following the confirmation of the 58-year-old police officer’s infection other policemen posted at Rashtrapati Bhawan and the staff have been put on quarantine.

The ACP was responsible for duty deployment, administration and management of personnel within the Rashtrapati Bhawan premises.

The Assistant Commissioner of Police was tested and isolated on May 13. He has been admitted to Apollo Hospital.

The employees at the Rashtrapati Bhawan are provided accommodation in the Presidential Estate spread over 2.5 kilometers.

It includes the President’s home and office, a museum complex and famous gardens – The Mughal Garden, Herbal Garden, Musical Garden and Spiritual Garden.

Meanwhile, Delhi has reported 19 Coronavirus deaths and 422 fresh infections, taking the total to 148 fatalities and 9,755 cases on Sunday. While a total of 4,202 patients have recovered so far, and 5,405 are active cases. The doubling rate of coronavirus cases in the national capital is 11 days, as per data shared by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.