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4 Nagpur cops succumb to COVID-19 within a span of 24 hours

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The tremendous increase in the spread of COVID-19 infections in the city has created an atmosphere of fear in Nagpur Police force. Three police personnel and a head constable at rural police control room succumbed to the virus within the span of 24 hours on September 5. 

The four deceased cops have been identified as 54-year-old Vatsala Raju Masram ? a resident of Rajivnagar in Pandharabodi who was a female head constable at police headquarters. Mesram fell ill on August 31, and was admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), where she succumbed to COVID-19 while undergoing treatment. Masram was the first woman cop to die of the virus. 
Praveen Sahebrao Surkar (43) resident of Jambudipanagar) who was a police constable from Sakkardara Police Station. Surkar had fallen ill on September 1 and was rushed to a private hospital where he succumbed to the virus on Saturday. 
Suresh Pandharinath Madavi (52) ? resident of Naveen Quarters, Zingabai Takli was an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police at Ganeshpeth Police Station. 
Madavi fell ill on September 2 and succumbed during the treatment at a private hospital. Chief Medical Officer of police hospital, Dr Sandeep Shinde informed that utmost attempts were made to revive Madavi after he was put on ventilator. However, the cop passed away. 
Sunil Baburao Selukar, who was a Head Constable at rural police control room, died during treatment at Shalinitai Meghe Hospital in Wanadongri. 
A total of nine policemen in the city have succumbed to Coronavirus so far. Around 800 cops tested positive, out of which 23 tested positive on September 5. 
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While patients who recovered on Tuesday were 2519, the total number of recovered patients stood at 503729.

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