GUWAHATI: A constable of Assam Police has tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Friday. The constable identified as Anil Chandra Ray is from 8th Assam Police Battalion (APBN) at Abhayapuri under Bongaigaon district. He was in a temporary camp at Netaji Vidyapith Railway Higher Secondary School at Maligaon in Guwahati.
According to reports a team of 70 jawans was shifted to Guwahati from Abhayapuri to maintain law and order situation in the city. They were kept in the temporary camp at Netaji Vidyapith Railway Higher Secondary School.
Anil Chandra Ray who tested COVID-19 positive was deployed at Sarusajai quarantine centre. He was suffering from cough and mild fever. He is now being treated at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) in Guwahati.
The other police constables have been kept under quarantine in the camp.