UP Police Inspector Dies Due To COVID-19 After Two Negative And One Positive Test
In a tragic incident, an Uttar Pradesh?Police inspector died due to coronavirus. He had tested negative for the COVID-19 test twice in eight days and later died after testing positive for the third time in a Lucknow hospital, a report in NDTV stated.?
47-year-old inspector Indrajeet Singh Bhadauriya was a native of Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district and joined the police force as a Constable in 1989. He got promoted in 2013 to the position of Sub -Inspector post and later promoted to Inspector position just a month ago.
He last attended a session at a police training school in the state’s Meerut district, returning to Shahjahpur where he was posted. On his return, he complained of cough and nasal issues that worsened in the week itself, the report added.
He was tested for COVID-19 virus between July 23 and July 31. At both of the times the test came negative.?
According to the Superintendent of Police (SP) for Shahjahnpur, the first negative test was a RAT (rapid antigen test) that is quicker but less reliable. His second test was the RT-PCR test that is seen as being more reliable. This too, however, returned a negative result.??
However, as his symptoms worsened he was admitted to the hospital in state capital Lucknow, later he got shifted to another hospital where he took his last breaths on August 5.?
Uttar Pradesh has reported over a lakh cases so far of which more than 1800 deaths have taken place. While the whole nation has 6,19,088 active cases and the recovery cases stand at 14,27,005 while the death toll has reached 42518.