PATNA, May 14 -- After an official came in contact with a Covid-19 positive person, Bihar's home department's office, located at Sardar Patel Bhawan, has been closed for three days from Wednesday as a precautionary measure.

According to a notification issued by the home department, the office has been closed for sanitization after an office assistant came in contact with a Covid patient recently.

No unnecessary visitor is allowed to enter the Sardar Patel Bhawan, which also houses the state police headquarters and the disaster management office. "If any visitor wishes to visit the police headquarters, she/he will have to seek prior permission," said home department official.

Earlier, a bodyguard of a senior IPS officer had tested positiv...