Guwahati: In Assam, Total 220 police personnel tested positive for Covid-19, out of which 171 are active and admitted in different Covid Care Centre, informed Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, DGP, Assam police in a press conference addressed on digital plate form .
“As on July 5th 2020 – Till now 196 @assampolice personnel tested Covid positive out of whom 38 have recovered. 932 police personnel are under quarantine,” tweeted, GP Singh, ADGP (L&O), Assam.
— GP Singh (@gpsinghips) July 5, 2020
Assam Police has prepared 26 bedded sophisticated Accommodation along with Medical paraphernalia at Dergaon. Another Covid care center of high quality is in final stage for service at 16th AP (IR) Bn. at Bormonipur. We have nearly hundred quarantine center, informed DGP.
“The morale of our personnel is as high as ever despite many testing positive “ he added.
Mahanta thanked the health department for dedicating a section of the Khanapara Covid Care Centre exclusively for police personnel.
Meanwhile, with a sudden spike in the number of COVID-19 positive cases, the tally has gone up to 11,736 as per state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s latest Twitter update, in Assam.
Till 5th July, the state has 4,286 active cases with 753 new cases identified in the last 24 hours.