Published On: Thu, Jul 30th, 2020

Over 9,000 Maharashtra cops infected, 100 succumbed to COVID-19

Mumbai: Over 9,000 police personnel have contracted coronavirus infection in Maharashtra so far, while 100 have succumbed to it, an official said on Thursday.

138 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths were reported in the Maharashtra Police in the last 24 hours.

As per official data, 9,096 personnel tested positive for coronavirus while implementing prohibitory orders, of which 7,084 recovered from the infection.

A total of 1,912 infected personnel are currently recuperating, the official said.

As many as 138 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths were reported in the Maharashtra Police Force in the last 24 hours, he added.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active COVID-19 cases in the state are 1,46,433. While 2,39,755 have cured/discharged/migrated, the 14,463 deaths have been recorded in the story.

India witnessed a single-day spike of 52,123 COVID-19 cases as the total cases in the country reached 15,83,792, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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