Mumbai: While being on frontline duty, 1273 Maharashtra Police personnel have been tested positive for COVID19 and 11 have succumbed to the infection, news agency ANI reported.
Out of 1273 infected, 291 cops have fully recovered from COVID19. 131 Officers of higher rank have also been infected by the virus, said the department.
1273 personnel of Maharashtra Police including 131 officers have contracted #COVID19 so far. Out of the total cases, 291 police personnel have recovered while 11 others succumbed to the infection: Maharashtra Police pic.twitter.com/ca93IWCB1s
— ANI (@ANI) May 18, 2020
Maharashtra is being worst hit state by the coronavirus in India. Majority of the cases are from Mumbai city.
With over 20000 cases, Mumbai is one of the major hotspots in the Country.