Hundred personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have died due to the novel coronavirus up till September 10, according to Nityanand Rai, MoS Home Affairs in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Twenty-three personnel in Border Security Force (BSF), 35 in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 24 in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), seven in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), six in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), and five in Assam Rifles (ARs) have succumbed to COVID-19.
The data in respect of police personnel who died due to the virus across the country is not maintained centrally, Rai said.
( With inputs from ANI )
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