370 Maharashtra Cops Test Positive For COVID-19 in 24 Hours; Over 2,100 Undergoing Treatment

A total of 504 officers and 1,678 constables are currently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection across the state.

Updated: January 13, 2022 10:37 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Kritika Bansal

A policeman near a wall mural based on a frontline Covid warrior, at Haji Ali Police Chowk, in Mumbai, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (PTI Photo)
A policeman near a wall mural based on a frontline Covid warrior, at Haji Ali Police Chowk, in Mumbai, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (PTI Photo)

Mumbai: Around 370 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday evening. Those infected included 60 officers and 310 constables, the official said.

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A total of 504 officers and 1,678 constables are currently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection across the state.

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 48,611 staff of Maharashtra Police (6,204 officers and 42,407 constables) have caught the viral infection.

As many as 46 officers and 458 constables died due to COVID-19.

Maharashtra recorded 46,723 fresh COVID cases on Wednesday, up more than 27 per cent from a day ago. Out of this, 16,420 new cases were reported in Mumbai.

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Published Date: January 13, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Updated Date: January 13, 2022 10:37 AM IST