32,238 paramilitary personnel contract COVID-19: Centre


New Delhi, September 20

The central authorities stated on Sunday {that a} whole of 32,238 paramilitary personnel have been contaminated by the coronavirus to date.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai stated in Lok Sabha that 9,158 personnel of the CRPF, 8,934 personnel of the BSF, 5,544 personnel of the CISF, 3,380 personnel of the ITBP, 3,251 personnel of the SSB, 1,746 personnel of the Assam Rifles and 225 personnel of the NSG have been contaminated by the virus.

Among the contaminated, the best restoration fee is reported in CRPF (84.four per cent), adopted by BSF (80.41 per cent) and CISF (75.25 per cent), he stated replying a written reply.

Rai stated the best loss of life fee has been reported in CISF (0.43 per cent), adopted by the Assam Rifles (0.40 per cent) CRPF (0.39 per cent).

The minister stated the federal government has established COVID-19 Hospitals, Covid Care Centres and Dedicated COVID Health Centres (DCHC) for remedy and to assist the restoration of paramilitary personnel, who’re discovered constructive for COVID-19.

In addition to regular advantages out there to a paramilitary personnel on loss of life, it has been determined to supply Rs 15 Lakh to subsequent of kins by “Bharat Ke Veer” funds, in Cases any personnel dies resulting from COVID-19 an infection contracted whereas deployed on Covid-19 associated duties. Immediate grant for funeral bills and assist for Expeditious processing of household pension and different dues is supplied, he stated. PTI



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