New Delhi, July 5
As many as 108 personnel from three Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) of the BSF, the ITBP and the CRPF examined constructive for COVID-19 on Sunday, officers stated.
The Border Security Force, the about 2.5-lakh personnel robust power, reported 36 recent circumstances and 33 recoveries during the last 24 hours, officers stated quoting the newest knowledge.
The power has 1,348 coronavirus circumstances in complete, out of which 526 personnel are underneath remedy whereas 816 have recovered.
There have been 5 deaths from the illness within the power, tasked to protect Indian fronts with Pakistan and Bangladesh, together with the loss of life of a personnel who was killed in a highway accident and his COVID-19 constructive report got here later.
The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), tasked to protect the three,488-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, reported 18 new infections whereas one personnel recovered within the final 24 hours, the officers stated.
It has a complete of 421 COVID-19 circumstances, out of which 151 personnel are underneath remedy whereas 270 have recovered from the illness.
The 90,000 personnel energy mountain-warfare skilled power has had three deaths from the pandemic.
A complete of 54 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel additionally examined constructive for coronavirus on Sunday, whereas 9 personnel had been discharged after restoration, the officers stated.
Out of the overall 1,564 circumstances within the nation’s largest paramilitary power, 808 personnel are underneath remedy whereas 747 have recovered.
The about 3.25-lakh personnel energy power has reported 9 deaths from the pandemic.
The most variety of recent COVID-19 circumstances within the three forces is of these personnel who’re becoming a member of their items again and are put underneath obligatory quarantine of 14 days earlier than they resume energetic obligation, a senior official stated. PTI