J-K Police chief Dilbag Singh, wife test positive for COVID-19

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Jammu, Mar 31 (PTI) Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, officials said.

Confirming it, Singh told PTI over phone, 'Yes, unfortunately it's true and we have started medication for the same.' Both Singh and his wife were in self-isolation at home.

The police chief has appealed to those who had come in contact with him recently to isolate themselves and, if necessary, undergo test.

Singh, a 1987-batch IPS officer, and his wife had taken the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and were scheduled to get their second dose soon, the officials said.

Doctors were monitoring the health of the police chief and his family, they added. PTI SKL SMN SMN