Source: Associated Press
October 30. According to statistics from the Indian Police Foundation (IPF), there have been more than 150,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the police forces and the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India, and more than 900 people have died from the pandemic.
According to a report by the Indian Express on the 29th, the Delhi-based Indian Police Foundation pointed out that a total of 150,226 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the police forces of the Indian states and the Central Armed Police Force, which accounts for nearly 1.87 of the total number of cases in India %.
Among them, the police force from Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, with 26,395 cases. In addition, 913 police and police officers in India have died from coronavirus.
Ramachandran, the founder of the Indian Police Foundation, told the Indian media that the number of confirmed cases and deaths of the police rose sharply in August, September and October, which is also in line with the national trend in India.
“In the state police force and the Central Armed Police Force, 49 people died on June 2. The death toll rose to 100 on July 2, 223 on August 4, and 459 on September 4.
in October 4 and 900 at the end of October.” He said that as another festival approaches and economic activities increase, the exposure of these people will inevitably increase, which will inevitably lead to increased risks. “High The infection rate and high mortality rate are undoubtedly a warning to these troops.”
According to data released by the Ministry of Health of India on the 29th, the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in India has risen to 8,040,203, with a total of 120,527 deaths.