Pune: Head constable Santosh Zende who was working with Chakan traffic unit of Pimpri Chinchwad police has succumbed to Covid-19 on Sunday. A 46-year-old head constable Zende, who had served in Mumbai and Pune in the past, was currently attached to Chakan traffic division. He succumbed to coronavirus infection on Sunday at a private hospital, where he was being treated for sometime.
As of now, over 270 officers and personnel from Pimpri Chinchwad have tested positive, of whom 210 have recovered. Across Maharashtra 14,950 cops have tested positive, of whom 2,800 are active cases as on Sunday. As many as 154 police officers and personnel have till now succumbed to the infection across the state.