UP Cop Died Of COVID-19, He Tested Positive After Testing Negative Twice

Uttar Pradesh Police Inspector twice examined for the COVID-19 virus


An Uttar Pradesh Police inspector who examined unfavorable for the COVID-19 virus twice in eight days died at a Lucknow hospital on Wednesday, a number of days after he was admitted and a 3rd take a look at revealed him to be coronavirus-positive.

Inspector Indrajeet Singh Bhadauriya, 47, was a local of UP’s Unnao district who joined the police pressure as a Constable in 1989. He was promoted to a Sub-Inspector’s publish in 2013 and promoted to the place of Inspector solely a month in the past.

Mr Bhadauriya had attended a session at a police coaching college within the state’s Meerut district, returning to Shahjahpur, his district of posting on July 23. On his return he complained of a cough and nasal congestion that grew to become progressively worse of the next week.

He was examined for the COVID-19 virus between July 23 and July 31. Each these returned a unfavorable outcome.

In line with the Superintendent of Police (SP) for Shahjahnpur, the primary unfavorable take a look at was a RAT (fast antigen take a look at) that’s faster however much less dependable. His second take a look at was the RT-PCR take a look at that’s seen as being extra dependable. This too, nevertheless, returned a unfavorable outcome.

Nevertheless, as his signs worsened he was admitted to a hospital in state capital Lucknow earlier than being shifted to a different facility, the place he died August 5.

Inspector Bhadauriya is survived by his spouse and two youngsters – a daughter and a son.

Uttar Pradesh has reported over one lakh Covid circumstances thus far, of which greater than 1,900 are deaths linked to the infectious virus and greater than 43,000 are energetic circumstances.

This morning the state – probably the most populous in India – was amongst 5 to report most new circumstances (4,586) and most deaths (61) within the earlier 24 hours, based on authorities knowledge.

Additionally this morning India crossed the 20 lakh-mark in COVID-19 circumstances; it took simply three weeks for the nation’s coronavirus rely to double after it crossed the 10 lakh-mark on July 17.


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