Three more Maharashtra Police personnel succumb to COVID-19; toll rises to 54


Three more personnel of the Maharashtra Police have succumbed to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, said officials on Thursday. 


With these, the COVID-19 death toll in Maharashtra Police has climbed to 54.

According to the official report, as of now, more than 4,200 police personnel have been infected with coronavirus. 

As many as 3,239 policemen have returned to their homes after recovering from the disease. 

At present, 991 police personnel are being treated for COVID-19 in various hospitals of the state.

As India is attempting to flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus, some states are continuing to see a steady rise in cases.

With 1,42,900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country, followed by Delhi (70,390) and  Tamil Nadu (67,648).

 Meanwhile, with 16,922 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases in a single day, India's COVID-19 tally reached 4,73,105.

With an increase of 418 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen 14,894.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 1,86,514. Meanwhile 2,71,697 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


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