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Sivaganga SP test positive for Coronavirus

Sivaganga, Jul 8 (UNI) Superintendent of Police R Rohith Nathan has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.
Police sources said the swab samples of Mr Nathan was tested and it came out positive on Tuesday evening, following which he was kept under home quarantine.
He is the first IPS officer infected with the virus in South Tamil Nadu.
The SP will continue to carry out official work from home quarantine, the sources added.
The office of Mr Nathan was disinfected and all the primary contacts, including some police officers and police personnel have been screened for COVID-19, the sources added.
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