Hingoli, May 1: Twenty-five more State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) jawans tested COVID-19 positive here on Friday, the largest single-day spike in pandemic cases in this district, stated District Civil Surgeon Dr Srinivas. With the new additions, the number of infected jawans now stands at 41, including 16 others, who were earlier found to be infected.
Out of these, 33 had returned from Nashik's Malegaon while the remaining eight were Mumbai returnees. The infected jawans are undergoing treatment at the SRPF Hospital here. Having high number of infected individuals, Mumbai and Malegaon have been worst-hit by the contagious disease. Meanwhile, two more civilians also tested COVID-19 positive today hence taking this district's pandemic tally to 47, apprised Dr Srinivas. (UNI)