Covid 19: 62 fresh infections in CRPF, active cases 231
PTI, May 9, 2020, 9:37 PM IST
New Delhi: The country’s largest paramilitary force CRPF reported 62 fresh coronavirus infections on Saturday from a single Delhi-based unit, officials said.
The total number of active cases in the 3.25 lakh-strong force now stands at 231, they said.
Two personnel have recovered from coronavirus while one succumbed to the infection.
The fresh cases are from the 194th Rapid Action Force (RAF) battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the officials said.
All the infected personnel have been placed in home quarantine at a facility in Bawana area, they said.
The 31st battalion of the force in Delhi has about 137 positive cases. All personnel are admitted at a quarantine facility in Mandoli area and undergoing treatment.
The CRPF also lost a 55-year-old official to coronavirus last month.
Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.
Delta plus: New Covid variant identified, experts say no cause of concern for now
Mangaluru: Cops arrest two including Omani national for possessing Ganja and MDMA
Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Gujarat AAP office
Related Articles More
Over half of adults unvaccinated for COVID-19 fear needles – here’s what’s proven to help
India records 70,421 COVID-19 cases, lowest in 74 days; 3,921 deaths registered
Covid-19: 42 children orphaned in Karnataka
Does a plant-based diet really help beat COVID-19?
Regulatory nod for conducting clinical trials of Colchicine on COVID-19 patients: CSIR
Journalist’s death in UP: Priyanka says state govt ”nurturing jungle raj”
Facing defeat in next assembly polls, UP BJP govt harassing SP leaders, workers: Akhilesh
I will pay for education of children orphaned by Covid-19: R Ashoka
Huge traffic jams in Bengaluru after easing of lockdown restrictions
Farmers across India suffering due to Centre”s indifference: Mamata