KATHMANDU, Aug 4: As many as 15 staffers at the Naxal-based Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority headquarters have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Of those tested positive, 14 are police personnel, while one is a driver, according to Sarad Adhikari, public relation and communication expert at the CIAA.
“Of the total 180 swab samples collected at the CIAA, 15 tested positive for the virus today, said Adhikari, adding that one police personnel had shown corona-like symptoms. “After he tested positive, the throat swab samples of at least 180 staffers were collected.”
More than 75 police personnel have already tested positive for the virus at the Nepal Police Headquarters.