An Army doctor, a Lieutenant Colonel, posted in Delhi has tested positive to COVID-19 and his family and several people in contact have since been quarantined, Army sources said. “After one personnel has been tested positive, actions as per protocol like quarantine of other residents, sanitation of common areas in the Block, contact tracing are in progress,” an Army source said on Tuesday. The doctor was part of the team involved in the preparation of Army quarantine facilities and coordination of the COVID-19 relief efforts, another source stated. The first case in the Army was a 34-year-old jawan from the Ladakh Scouts regiment based in Leh who tested positive after contacting his father who returned from a pilgrimage from Iran. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Register to The Hindu for free and get unlimited access for 30 days. Subscription Benefits Include Today's Paper Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day's newspaper in one easy-to-read list. Unlimited Access Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations. Personalised recommendations A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print.
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