KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of Karachi police Ghulam Nabi Memon has been infected with the novel coronavirus and has quarantined himself at his home on Saturday.

Police sources confirmed that Ghulam Nabi Memon’s coronavirus test has turned out to be positive on Saturday. He is currently in isolation at his home, they said.

The sources maintained that due to his illness, CIA DIG Arif Hanif was given additional charge of AIG Karachi.

It is pertaining to mention here that nearly 3,500 cops had been infected with COVID-19 in the Sindh province.

“3,409 cops were infected with COVID-19 in the province of which 3,366 have so far recovered,” the Sindh police spokesman had said adding that 19 cops had lost their lives from the virus during the service.—NNI