There seems no end to the number of COVD-19 cases being reported daily. On Saturday 72 more troopers of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) posted in Gadchiroli district are tested positive for the disease on, officials said here.
The test reports of these 72, from a battalion of around 600 who joined duty last week, came out Covid positive on Saturday and they have been sent into quarantine.
Besides, the district already has another 42 SRPF men, 87 Central Reserve Police Force jawans and two Border Security Force Personnel who have been infected by the virus making the total to 203.
The official informed that few troopers have recently recovered from the disease and are preparing to join the duties as per the protocols.