With 156 Jawans getting infected of Covid, a total of 577 security personnel have got infection

New Delhi:  Covid infection continues to play havoc in the country as now the security personnel are coming under the attach of the virus after common people as 156 security personnel of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) have been tested Covid positive in last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of security personnel getting infected from Corona has reached 577, the officials said.  It may be noted that on April 13, a total of 421 personnel were found infected.

The report said that of 577, some 462 personnel of Border Security Force got infected with a total active 1,820 cases, while the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recorded 48 more cases in this period with 431 active cases.

The CRPF too has added 30 more Covid cases with 260 total active cases. The Indo- Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has also reported 12 cases in the last 24 hours with 118 active cases.

Similarly, the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has reported 23 fresh cases with a total of 75 active cases whereas National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has recorded one case with 12 active cases, the National Security Guards (NSG) has not detected any fresh case in last 24 hours with 11 active case.

A total of 56,494 CAPF personnel have been infected so far and 53,557 troopers have recovered. The CAPF has lost its 210 Jawans in last one year.

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