COVID-19 count in CRPF”s group centre in Gwalior reaches 245


Gwalior (MP), Aug 9 (PTI) The number of COVID-19 cases
in Central Reserve Police Force”s Group Centre in Gwalior in
Madhya Pradesh increased by 60 to reach 245, said a district
administration official on Sunday.

The new cases were detected in Saturday evening while
the earlier ones were detected at the centre in Panihar, some
14 kilometres from the district headquarters, over the past
two weeks, Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Kishore Kanyal
told PTI.

He said the caseload at the centre increased as
several personnel arrived to join duty from Maharashtra and
Tamil Nadu recently.

“Most personnel have been quarantined at the group
centre”s hospital. The serious cases are being treated at the
COVID-19 facility in Government Medical College here. Most of
the personnel are recovering quickly,” the official said.

He informed that the cases detected in the CRPF unit
were not added to the district”s COVID-19 count as they are
not residents, but they get reflected in the national portal.

As on Saturday evening, Gwalior has 2,809 cases,
making it the third worst-affected district in MP after Indore
and Bhopal. PTI COR ADU

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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