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Guwahati: An Assam policeman deployed on duty in Guwahati was among those who tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

According to reports, the cop belonged to the 8th APBn of Assam Police and was deployed on duty at quarantine centres in Sarusajai stadium and Paltan Bazar in the city.

He was transferred from Bongaigaon a month ago and was put up at a temporary camp at Netaji Vidyapeeth in Maligaon along with around 70 other police personnel.

He developed fever and cough in the past few days and went to Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) to get himself checked. His swab samples were collected and the results came out positive.

The cop is currently admitted at MMCH and all others who came in contact with him have been put under quarantine at Netaji Vidyapeeth.

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