Corona mayhem in Police Department in Jharkhand: So far 3,640 test positive for Covid-19, 7 dead, 2,761 also cured and discharged

Ranchi: So far in Jharkhand, 3,640 police personnel have been detected positive for Coronavirus.

A statement issued by the state police headquarters here said that out of these 3,640 police personnel, 3 are SP Rank officers, 2 are ASP rank officers, 14 are  DSP rank officials,  39 are inspector rank officers, 219 are Sub Inspector rank officers, 310 are Assitant Sub Inspector rank officers, 7 are higher level clerks, 403 are constables, 2,463 are jawans/drivers, 118 are fourth-grade employees and 49 home guards.

On the other hand, 2,761 policemen have been cured and discharged. However, these figures based on data available till August 23. The Police Department has so far reported 7 deaths caused due to Coronavirus. As per the latest figures currently, there are 872 active cases among policemen.

The police headquarters has already issued necessary instructions to all the police officials that apart from maintaining law and order they should take necessary precautions against Coronavirus. The policemen have been asked to maintain social distancing, wear masks, use sanitizers and take all necessary precautions to prevent themselves against Coronavirus, moreover, they have been also asked to take adequate safety measures while taking the accused to the jail.

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