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25 policemen test positive in Sangrur

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 20

The state reported 411 Covid-19 cases, including 25 policemen from Sangrur, in the last 24 hours.

According to sources, 25 policemen posted in the Lehra sub-division of the district have tested positive for Covid-19, but the Health Department authorities did not share the details till late evening. The cops who have tested positive include a DSP.

"I have ordered the sampling of all cops to prevent further spread of infection," said Ramvir, DC, Sangrur.

With these cases, the total number of Covid-19 cases has reached 10,510 in the state. Apart from that, 58 patients are on oxygen support and 10 are not ventilator support.

With eight deaths in the last 24 hours, the state count of causalities has reached 262. Two deaths were reported from Gurdaspur, one each from Moga, Ludhiana, Sangrur, Pathankot, Amritsar and SAS Nagar.

Patiala again reported an alarming number of positive cases. The district reported 94 cases on Monday, thereby taking the district tally to 1,046. The number of positive cases in Patiala has doubled in 10 days. In Ludhiana, one Covid positive patient lost his life and 83 more tested positive. A 62-year-old patient died in Amritsar.

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