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Six personnel of CRPF Group Centre at 9th Mile area of Guwahati in Assam have tested positive for COVID-19.

Official sources said about 98 personnel of CRPF had returned from leave by a special flight on May 17.

All were taken to Sarusajai quarantine camp in Guwahati where their samples were taken and then, they were kept under quarantine at the Kendriya Vidyalaya Complex inside the group centre complex at 9th Mile.

The Group Centre has been declared as containment zone following the six personnel testing positive on May 22.

Officials from the administration and senior CRPF officials reviewed the situation at the centre on May 23.

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