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Coronavirus: 9 CRPF personnel test positive

News Agencies | Updated on: 25 April 2020, 7:33 IST
9 CRPF personnel

As many as nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel deployed here have tested positive for COVID-19, CRPF sources said.

"Out of 47 CRPF personnel who were sent to the quarantine centre in Narela (Delhi), nine have tested positive for COVID-19. They have been sent to the isolation ward. All were deployed in Delhi," CRPF sources said.

A total of 23,452 confirmed cases have been reported in India while 4,814 people, who were COVID-19 positive, have recovered or migrated, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.

There are 17,915 active cases of COVID-19 in the country as of now, while 723 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus.


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First published: 25 April 2020, 7:33 IST