Hamirpur (HP), Sep 10 (PTI) Nine police personnel are among fresh 23 coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district, a health official said on Thursday.
Among the nine cops is a policewoman.
With this, the number of positive cases in the district has risen to 708, Hamirpur Chief Medical Officer Dr Archana Soni said.
So far, five people have died while 516 cured of the disease, the CMO added.
She said 21 people recovered from the disease on Thursday.
Archana Soni said a 30-year-old policewoman is among the nine police personnel who tested positive for coronavirus.
The other cops aged between 31 and 52, she added.
Six primary contacts of a COVID patient at Sanghari village of the Samtana area also tested positive for the infection, she said.
The CMO said the fresh patients were already in isolation. PTI DJI RDK RDK