The Director General of Police (DGP) R P Upadhyaya took to Twitter to inform about this development.
Upadhyaya tweeted: ‘Arunachal Police has traced 23 persons who went to Nizamuddin Markaz, out of which 1 has tested positive for COVID-19.’
The DGP also appealed to others with travel history to Nizamuddin Markaz to voluntarily report to nearest police station, deputy commissioner’s office or nearest hospital for COVID-19 screening.
According to a bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services on Sunday the state Health department had sent 16 samples for COVID-19 testing.
In total, the Arunachal Pradesh government has sent 150 samples for testing from which one tested positive while 131 were negative.
The government is awaiting results of 18 samples.