The Maharashtra Police division recorded 341 instances of coronavirus amongst its personnel on Sunday, taking the entire tally to fifteen,294. Two personnel additionally succumbed to the virus, following which the demise toll within the power surged to 156, which additionally contains 15 officers. Of the 15,294 personnel who have been contaminated, 12,306 have recovered.
One of many personnel, who died up to now 24 hours, 46-year-old head constable Santosh Zende, was connected to the Chakan visitors division. That is the primary demise within the newly-constituted Pimpri-Chinchwad commissionerate.
“He complained of sore throat and underwent an antigen take a look at on August 24 and was examined optimistic for Covid-19. Since August 25, he was present process remedy on the Birla Hospital (in Pimpri-Chinchwad). As he suffered from hypertension, his situation acquired worse and he handed away on Sunday,” mentioned senior inspector Vitthal Kubade from the commissionerate.
Kubade mentioned that Zende is survived by his mom, spouse, an 18-year-old daughter who’s pursuing the MBA course and a 13-year-old daughter. “He was a honest, trustworthy and disciplined policeman. All his colleagues are in a shock. He was the only real wage earner in his household.”
Based on the commissionerate’s Covid officer, assistant inspector Anil Lohar, of the 322 instances of Covid-19 recorded among the many Pimpri-Chinchwad police personnel, solely 68 are lively instances, whereas the others have recovered.
In the meantime, 53-year-old assistant sub-inspector connected to the Kulgaon police station of Thane Rural police was the second personnel who died of Covid-19 on Sunday. Shriram Sonawane was present process remedy for the virus for over a month at Thane’s Vedanta Hospital.
“He developed excessive fever first and was admitted to the hospital. Throughout remedy, he additionally developed pneumonia and was given oxygen help for over a month. Sonawane additionally suffered from hypertension. His situation deteriorated and he handed away on Sunday,” mentioned assistant inspector Sandeep Nigade of Kulgaon police station. Sonawane is survived by his spouse, two daughters and a son.