Coronavirus in India: 42 BSF personnel test coronavirus positive so far
New Delhi : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday confirmed that the total 42 jawans have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Of the cases, 31 belong to the 98-member-unit that was deployed with Delhi Police at Markaz headquarters of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin and in Chandni Mahal area.
Around 58 members of this 126th battalion of BSF have tested negative while five reports are awaited. Earlier on Sunday, the Delhi headquarters of the CRPF was sealed after a driver posted there was tested positive for the disease. On Saturday, CRPF’s 31st battalion in Delhi had reported 135 positive cases.
The central paramilitary forces have been asked by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to maintain safety standards for its personnel, sanitise its work places, work with reduced staff strength wherever possible.