Added on : 2020-05-28 15:17:47
Novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of at least 22 police personnel in Maharashtra so far, an official said on Thursday. With more than 130 police personnel testing coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours, their tally has now reached 2,095, the official said.
"Of the total number of infected police personnel 236 are officers, while 1,859 others are constabulary-rank staff. All of them are undergoing treatment at various hospitals," he said. Seventy-five officers and 822 constabulary-rank personnel have recovered from the infection so far, he said. According to the official, there were 254 incidents of assault on the police staff during the lockdown, and so far 833 people have been arrested in connection with these cases.