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Punjab Police officer tests positive for COVID-19

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A 52-year-old Punjab Police officer, posted in Ludhiana, tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.

"52-year old Gazetted Officer of Punjab Police, posted in Ludhiana, tests positive. He had been unwell for the past week and has been put on a ventilator. SOP is being followed," said KBS Sidhu, Special Chief Secretary, Punjab Disaster Management (COVID19).

As per the latest data provided by Punjab's Health Department, the number of COVID-19 cases in the State stands at 171.

India's tally of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 9,152 following an increase of 796 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday.

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First Published: Mon, April 13 2020. 14:19 IST