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87 more police personnel test positive for Covid-19 in Maharashtra

Out of the total 1,758 infected policemen, 18 have died due to the infection and 673 have recovered so far

Medics collect a swab sample of an air passenger from Chicago for COVID-19 test who landed in Hyderabad and arrived at his native city by bus, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada. Photo: PTI
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Medics collect a swab sample of an air passenger from Chicago for COVID-19 test who landed in Hyderabad and arrived at his native city by bus, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada. Photo: PTI

ANI New Delhi
87 more policemen have tested positive for Covid-19 in Maharashtra, taking the total number of personnel affected by coronavirus in the state to 1,758 on Sunday.

According to the police, the total number of cases includes 183 police officers and 1,575 other ranks.


"87 police personnel of the state found Covid-19 positive in last 24 hours taking the total number of affected personnel to 1,758," the police said.

Out of the total, 18 have died due to the infection and 673 have recovered so far, it

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First Published: May 24 2020 | 3:28 PM IST

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