No less than 20 jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) who as of late got back to Banaskantha region in North Gujarat from various pieces of the nation have tried positive for Covid-19, official sources said on Monday.
According to the day by day state wellbeing announcement, 24 new instances of Covid-19 were accounted for from across the state without any fatalities.
As indicated by BSF authorities, these jawans posted in Gujarat had returned in clusters from their days off in different states, including Nagaland. “We typically disengage those getting back from their days off for 14 days. During this period, they are tried for Covid. A portion of the jawans testsesd positive for Covid during such tests did by the state wellbeing division,” said a BSF official.
As indicated by NK Garg, scourge clinical official of Banaskantha, a unit of 450 jawans showed up at Banaskantha since July 3 and were isolated at the College of Agriculture lodging in Tharad.
“On consummation of their isolate, they are tried before they are posted at the boundary. Of the 450 examples, 20 tried positive and around 150-200 reports are normal by tomorrow, while the excess have tried negative. The individuals who tried positive have been isolated at the Model School in Tharad. All are asymptomatic,” said Garg.
BSF watches the worldwide line with Pakistan that stretches out across Kutch and Banaskantha locale in Gujarat.
According to state’s every day Covid announcement, there were just two new Covid cases in Banaskantha on Sunday and one case on Monday. According to the Covid dashboard refreshed on July 18, the locale had six dynamic cases and 18 in isolate.
At the pinnacle of Covid second wave toward the finish of April, the area was detailing more than 280 cases every day. In the primary seven day stretch of June, the area was detailing 20-odd cases and on most long periods of July, it revealed new cases in single digits. No new Covid case was accounted for between July 11 and 14.
According to Nagaland’s Covid dashboard, it was detailing somewhere in the range of 70 and 130 new Covid cases every day in July. 20% of its complete cases, that is 5,344 cases, were among its military.
Gujarat on Monday regulated over 3.92 lakh dosages of Covid immunization in the wake of suspending the drive on Sunday.