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Over twenty people quarantined after supermarket robber tests positive for Covid-19

Over twenty people quarantined after supermarket robber tests positive for Covid-19
  • Contact tracing is ongoing for the 17-year-old who allegedly robbed a supermarket in Malaga city at gunpoint on 10 August

The 17-year-old who allegedly robbed a supermarket in the Soliva district of Malaga city at gunpoint on 10 August has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the health authorities to quarantine more than twenty people, including a dozen National Police officers who had contact with him during his arrest and subsequent investigation and transfers.

The authorities are tracing all the contacts of the alleged assailant, a wide range of people, from the victims of five assaults of which he is also accused to the healthcare workers who treated the supermarket owner after he received a bullet wound and had to undergo emergency surgery.