A 57-year-old police constable residing in Virar has tested positive for Covid-19. He had earlier tested negative.
He has been admitted to a private hospital in Nalasopara. His family has been moved to isolation and his flat has been sealed.
The constable who works at the Marol police station in Andheri was admitted to the Nagpada police hospital on March 26 after he showed symptoms of the virus. He had tested negative but was in home quarantine.
On April 6 he got admitted to the Nalasopara hospital after he experienced symptoms of the virus. His test report has come positive.
The number of positive cases in the Vasai-Virar region is now 28. Three persons have died of Covid-19 in the region. The Palghar district death stands at four and positive cases are 29.
The swab results of 115 persons are awaited as on Friday morning.