Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. His driver has also been infected with the virus.
However, his security guards have been tested negative of the virus.
The DGP was suffering from fever since yesterday and has undergone tests today were his results came out positive.
As per reports, DGP Mahanta is now undergoing home isolation.
A total of 2154 Assam police personnel have tested positive for Coronavirus as of August 8.