Saturday, June 06, 2020

2 CISF personnel, cop test positive

Madurai: Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawans from Madurai airport and a police inspector from Tuticorin have tested positive for Covid-19. Madurai airport director S Senthil Valavan said they have been testing airport staff and CISF personnel, who get exposed to passengers, in batches periodically. One of the CISF personnel tested positive on Friday. After the test report came out, they tested his primary contacts in the airport and barracks. Out of their primary contacts, one more person tested positive on Saturday. Now, testing of second contacts is underway, he said. Officials from Madurai airport said there are more than 250 CISF personnel at the airport who are being deployed on a rotational basis. Meanwhile, Tuticorin reported the first case among police personnel on Saturday. The inspector of Eral police station tested positive following symptoms of fever and cough.
06/06/20 Times of India
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