COVID-19 has been detected in 30 Border Security Force (BSF) employees assigned on election duty in the Kotdwar Assembly constituency.
“During the Kotdwar assembly elections, 30 out of 82 personnel assigned to E Company of the 50th Battalion of the BSF were discovered to be positive for COVID-19.”
Everyone has been quarantined by the Health Department.” “The BSF was stationed at the Bhuj-Kotdwar border for election security duties. On Tuesday, when I arrived in Kotdwar,
COVID-19 tests were conducted on all officers and jawans, and these jawans were determined to be COVID-19 positive,” he added.
Meanwhile, India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recorded 2,47,417 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours on Thursday. When compared to yesterday’s results, the number of new COVID-19 cases is around 27% higher today. There were 1,94,720 new COVID-19 cases in the country on Wednesday.
Aside from new cases of covid-19, India claims to have recovered 84,825 cases. In the meantime, India has 11,17,531 active cases. So far, 5,488 verified Omicron cases have been reported, up from 4,868 Omicron variant cases reported the day before.