According to official knowledge launched on January 13, the CISF accounts for over 33 per cent of all lively Covid instances within the paramilitary forces to date and most of its troopers who’ve examined optimistic are deployed at airports, together with in Delhi and Mumbai, which recorded large surges in coronavirus instances because the starting of this 12 months.
As per the info, the CISF had 2,237 lively instances until January 13 whereas the whole variety of lively instances among all paramilitary forces stood at 6,595. The knowledge additionally revealed that until January 10, the whole variety of Covid instances reported within the drive was 1,307, 379 until January 6, and 485 until January 7.
The drive has been reporting a excessive variety of instances due to the deployment on the airports regardless of taking all precautionary measures like sporting masks, face shields, and making minimal contact with passengers, the numbers are nonetheless constantly excessive, CISF officers mentioned.
The officers additionally mentioned that this has been a development because the CISF personnel are involved with the international travellers arriving in India from numerous nations.
The CISF Director-General has directed all discipline items to take further precautions.
Though the CISF tops within the tally, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Border Security Force (BSF) are additionally going through the brunt of the third wave.
The newest knowledge additionally revealed that the CRPF has recorded 362 instances in final 24 hours with lively caseload of 1,824, adopted by the BSF with 182 instances in final 24 hours and a complete of 1,048 lively instances whereas the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) noticed 187 instances in final 24 hours nevertheless it has solely 892 lively instances.
Another border guarding drive, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has 365 lively instances with solely 60 instances reported within the final 24 hours. The National Security Guard (NSG) and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are significantly better as they’ve recorded minimal instances – 48 and 181, respectively, as on January 13.