Published On: Sat, Jun 13th, 2020

COVID-19: 4 Mumbai cops die, highest single-day toll for force

New Delhi: Four Mumbai policemen succumbed to novel coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, the worst in terms of single-day toll for any unit of the force in Maharashtra since the outbreak began, an official said on Saturday.

At least 25 Mumbai Police personnel, including an officer, have so far died of COVID-19.

So far, 25 personnel and one officer of Mumbai police has died of COVID-19, while several hundred are undergoing treatment for the infection at various hospitals, he added.

The statewide death toll in the force stands at 40.

Maharashtra has recorded 101,141 infections and 3,717 people have died due to Covid-19 till Saturday morning, according to the state’s health department.

PTI

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