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City police under pressure as 236 personnel test positive
Times of India | 19/03/2021 08:40 AM | Click to read full article
The fresh spike in Covid cases in Vidarbha, especially Nagpur, seemed to have gripped even the police department. On Thursday, when the city entered the fourth day of stricter restrictions imposed from March 15, as many as 236 police personnel tested positive for Covid. Out of them, 12 have been admitted to the hospital.
During the peak of the pandemic last year, around 1,670 cops had tested positive while 17 had died in the city while trying to enforce lockdown and perform related duties.