Bengali Hunt Desk: The number of corona infections in the country has crossed 36,000. Meanwhile, the report of Corona was found positive among 12 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Delhi Battalion. The soldiers are members of the 31st Battalion of Mayur Bihar. With this, the number of CRPF personnel infected with Corona virus increased to 122. There are still reports of 150 jawans. For now, the whole area has been sealed off.
A senior official told PTI that a total of 263 jawans had been sampled. Of these, 122 have tested positive and 150 have yet to report. Infected soldiers are being treated at a Delhi hospital.
Earlier, a 55-year-old jawan of Sub-Inspector rank died of corona. On 28 April, the report of 15 CRPF jawans came positive. One assistant sub-inspector and four head constables are part of the battalion. Two days earlier, on April 24, the report of 9 more jawans came positive.
On the other hand, the report of 40 policemen in Malegaon, Maharashtra has come positive. Importantly, those policemen were on duty in the containment area of the city. Malegaon has emerged as the new Corona hotspot. In the last 24 hours, 72 new cases have come to light. In Malegaon alone, the number of corona patients has risen to 256.
According to the latest report from the Union Ministry of Health, the number of corona cases across the country has risen to 36,338. Of these, 26,017 cases are active. Corona has so far killed 1,217 people in the country. And 9,950 people have recovered from the virus. In the last 24 hours, 2,293 new cases of corona have come to light in the country. And 69 people have died.