As many as 10 cops from the Metropolis Market police station examined constructive for Covid-19 on Thursday. That they had undergone each Fast Antigen Take a look at and RT-PCR. Whereas they examined constructive in RAT, the officers are awaiting the RT-PCR report. 

They underwent the checks after one in all their colleagues developed Covid signs.

Following the Covid-positive outcomes of the ten policemen, checks have been carried out on the remaining staffers on the station.

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In the meantime, the station has been sanitised and is functioning as regular.

A senior officer stated that KR Market and its surrounding areas are crowded and the policemen should go on patrolling obligation in such areas and are liable to contracting the an infection.

“The matter has been escalated to the BBMP officers for additional motion to be able to include the unfold of Covid-19,” stated Sanjeev M Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (West).

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Omicron take a look at accomplished 

The samples of the ten policemen have been additionally despatched for Omicron testing. They’ve been requested to quarantine at dwelling. A senior officer stated if extra males from the station take a look at constructive for Covid-19, the station shall be closed for public entry for a day or two.

A girl police sub-inspector from the Byatarayanapura station had examined constructive for Covid-19 on Wednesday and is quarantined at dwelling.

Officers are additionally making preparations to open kiosks in entrance of the police stations in order that residents can get assist with out coming into the station. 

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