Chitwan, Aug 18
As many as 42 police personnel of the Armed Police Force Number 3 Gadhimai Brigade Bagmati State based in Rapti municipality, Bhandara have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection at once.
Two of the infected are women police and 40 men police, according to the information shared by the Bharatpur COVID-19 Laboratory. PCR test of all police personnel of the brigade was conducted following the confirmation of the virus among eight, shared brigade commander APF Deputy Inspector General Sandeep Shrestha.
He said that 42 out of 60 samples were diagnosed with the virus. There are more than 300 APF personnel in the brigade.
The infected police personnel would be treated in isolation ward within the brigade premises, Shrestha said.