By Scoop Reporter
THE COVID-19 has continued showing its ugly face on both private and public institutions with the Zambia Police Service Headquarters being the latest to record positive cases.
Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has this afternoon announced that police officers from facility have tested positive and have been put in isolation centres while the building has since been disinfected.
Mr. Kampyongo has since directed that all the officers undergo testing for COVID-19 to protect themselves and their families against the spread of the disease and has appealed to the general public to adhere to measures put in place to prevent the spread of the disease.
“I regret to sadly confirm that our Zambia Police Service Headquarters have recorded some confirmed cases of COVID-19. The officers who tested positive have since been put in isolation centres for treatment and the entire promises has since been disinfected.
“All the officers are required to undergo covid-19 tests at designated places and ensure that they follow the outlined guidelines to protect themselves and their families from the scourge.
“We know that these are also frontline staff who are doing everything possible to enforce the measures that the Ministry of Health has pronounced, meant to protect citizens and members of the public. Therefore, I wish my officers who are COVID-19 treatment a quick recovery because the nation needs their services,” Mr. Kampyongo said.