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Maharashtra Home Minister congratulates cops who beat COVID-19

Last Updated 29 May 2020, 14:07 IST

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Friday congratulated the police personnel in the state who have recovered from coronavirus infection and returned to work.

The minister shared on Twitter a video clip of an official of Sahkar Nagar Police station in Pune being welcomed by his colleagues and local residents after his recovery.

"Congratulations to Prakash Margaze of Dhanakwadi Sahakar Ngr police stn, the personnel from @MumbaiPolice's Twitter Control Room & all the 968 others from #MaharashtraPolice who've beaten #Corona," Deshmukh said.

"Your upholding the call of duty is inspiring!" he added.

At least 2,211 police personnel in Maharashtra have tested coronavirus positive so far, of whom 25 have lost their lives due to the infection, as per the official figures.

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(Published 29 May 2020, 14:07 IST)

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