A 45-year-old lady constable died on Thursday due to Covid-19, taking the full of police personnel dying as a result of illness in Maharashtra to 16.
The constable, posted on the Shree Nagar police station, had been present process therapy at a personal hospital after reporting signs of the illness. She died on Thursday night, police mentioned.
Thane has reported 2,048 instances of Covid-19, together with 33 deaths.
Mumbai, the worst coronavirus-hit metropolis within the nation, accounts for 12 of the full deaths of the police personnel in Maharashtra.
The Mumbai police on Thursday confirmed the loss of life of 55-year-old Arun Rajaram Fadtare.
Among the police, 183 officers and 1,483 personnel have to date examined constructive for the virus within the state. There are whole 1,177 energetic instances, which incorporates 147 officers and 1,030 males. 473 contaminated policemen have recovered to date.
An officer is among the many 16 police officers who’ve died of COVID-19.
The police have been on the frontlines of the combat in opposition to the pandemic, imposing coronavirus lockdown in high-risk areas.
Maharashtra registered as many as 2,345 new coronavirus instances on Thursday, taking the COVID-19 tally within the state to 41,642. Mumbai crossed the 25,000-mark with 1,382 new instances.
With 64 deaths as a result of pandemic reported throughout the day – 41 of them within the worst-hit metropolis of Mumbai – the variety of fatalities within the state rose to 1,454.
This was the fifth consecutive day when the state reported greater than 2,000 new coronavirus instances.
“With this, the state has reported more than 10,000 cases in just five days,” an official mentioned.