Puri:18/5/20: As many as 30 employees including officer-in-charge of Kumbharpada police station in Puri district have been sent to quarantine after an arrestee tested positive for coronavirus.
Police had arrested an accused and sent his sample for the COVID-19 test following Supreme Court guidelines.
His COVID-19 report came positive on Sunday. The accused was detained at the police station before being forwarded to court, following which 30 employees have been sent to quarantine, said police.
The police station has been vacated and sanitised by fire personnel.
Four persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Puri on Sunday including the accused.