95 Assam Police personnel infected with COVID-19

ADGP G P Singh has informed that 19 of the infected Assam Police personnel have been discharged after recovering from the COVID-19

By - Sentinel Digital Desk
Update: 2020-07-02 14:12 GMT
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Guwahati: The number of Assam Police personnel infected by the dreaded Covid-19 has now risen to 95. Out of these, 19 patients have already recovered.

"As on July 2nd, Assam Police 95 personnel tested COVID positive out of which 19 have recovered, 1,112 are in quarantine. All are in good health", ADGP (Law & Order) GP Singh, stated in a tweet.

Seven police personnel of Guwahati City Police who were Covid positive recovered and were discharged from hospital on June 29 last. On the same day, a woman constable of Karimganj DEF who tested COVID-19 positive was released from the Civil Hospital in Karimganj and was been escorted to her home by the officer-in-charge of the Bazaricherra Police Station.

These developments have come to the fore at a time when a significant number of frontline personnel have tested positive for the virus which has gained a strong grip over Assam, and especially Guwahati. Yesterday alone, as many as 379 COVID-19 cases were detected in the city.

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