As many as 352 personnel from the state police division have examined constructive for Covid-19 in simply two days. The entire variety of constructive circumstances within the state police power now stands at 8,584, together with 94 fatalities.
Round 251 police personnel had been examined constructive on Saturday, whereas 101 had been examined constructive for the virus on Sunday.
Vinayak Deshmukh, assistant inspector common of police (legislation and order), nevertheless, stated that of the overall 8,584 contaminated personnel, 6,538 have already recovered from the virus and that there are solely round 2,000 lively circumstances within the power now. Many recovered police personnel have additionally resumed responsibility. Of the 8,584 contaminated police personnel, 892 are officers, whereas 7,692 are from the constabulary division.
In Mumbai, greater than 3,700 police personnel have been contaminated by Covid-19 to date, of which 54 have succumbed to the virus, whereas round 2,800 personnel have recovered.. Town police power has already allowed its personnel over 55 years of age or these with comorbidities to remain at residence.
Until Saturday, 1,525 personnel from Mumbai Police have undergone fast antigen testing, of whom 31 examined constructive for Covid-19. No antigen testing was performed on Sunday.
Police sources stated that within the coming days, Mumbai Police might even see an increase within the Covid-19 circumstances, because the division has determined to conduct most checks, by means of fast antigen testing, for its personnel. Naval Bajaj, joint commissioner of police (administration) stated that within the first lot of mass testing, police personnel between 45-55 years of age would endure the checks, adopted by the youthful personnel who’re extra susceptible and uncovered to the virus in disease-prone areas.