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62 fresh coronavirus infections in CRPF, active cases 231

The fresh cases are from the 194th Rapid Action Force (RAF) battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the officials said.

Published: 09th May 2020 09:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2020 09:00 PM   |  A+A-

A CRPF personnel wearing a facemask stands guard during a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Srinagar

Representational Image. (Photo| ANI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The country's largest paramilitary force CRPF reported 62 fresh coronavirus infections on Saturday from a single Delhi-based unit, officials said.

The total number of active cases in the 3.25 lakh-strong force now stands at 231, they said.

Two personnel have recovered from coronavirus while one succumbed to the infection.

The fresh cases are from the 194th Rapid Action Force (RAF) battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the officials said.

All the infected personnel has been placed in home quarantine at a facility in the Bawana area, they said. The 31st battalion of the force in Delhi has about 137 positive cases.

All personnel is admitted to a quarantine facility in the Mandoli area and undergoing treatment. The CRPF also lost a 55-year-old official to coronavirus last month.

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