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Covid-19: 786 Maharashtra Police personnel test positive, 7 died so far

The active number of Covid-19 cases amongst Maharashtra Police stood at 703, with seven deaths occurring due to the infection so far

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The police department also said that it has attended to 87,893 calls on dial 100 so far which were related to Covid-19. Representative Image

786 personnel from the Police have tested positive for Covid-19 so far, according to the department on Sunday.

According to a release by the Police, the total Covid-19 cases include 88 officers and 698 other personnel. Out of these, 13 officers and 63 other ranks have recovered from the infection so far.

The active number of Covid-19 cases amongst Police stood at 703, with seven deaths occurring due to the infection so far.

The statement added that there have been 200 incidents of assault on police personnel during the lockdown period and 732 accused have been arrested for the same.

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The police department also said that it has attended to 87,893 calls on dial 100 so far which were related to Covid-19.

According to the Public Health Department, Maharashtra government, the state has so far 20,228 confirmed Covid-19 cases, making it the worst affected state by the infection.

Mumbai with 12,864 cases has more than half of the total cases in the state.

First Published: Sun, May 10 2020. 15:02 IST
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