Police worst-hit by COVID-19 in Telangana

Naveen S Garewal 
Tribune News Service 
Hyderabad, August 28 

Telangana Police have borne the brunt of the coronavirus with the police reporting 43 deaths amongst the 5,684 police personnel who’ve been contaminated by COVID-19 whereas being on lively obligation.

The figures have been disclosed in a report of the state intelligence division launched on Thursday. Almost each district of the state has reported a dying from among the many personnel of the uniformed drive. 

A bulk of the instances is from Hyderabad. There are 13 models within the state with over 100 instances every, together with the unit in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) space.

According to particulars within the report, out of 1,967 police personnel who examined constructive in Hyderabad, 891 are nonetheless lively and remaining 1,053 have been discharged. Hyderabad has misplaced 23 personnel, which is the best amongst all of the models. 

The information was launched an after Additional Superintendent of Police for Jagtial district in Telangana, Dakshinamurthy Okay, died of a cardiac arrest after being examined constructive for coronavirus final week.

The senior officers felt the necessity to consider the extent of harm performed by COVID-19 within the uniformed forces which have been instrumental in placing the usual working procedures referring to the pandemic in place. 

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (AP) have seen a spurt on the incidence of COVID-19 instances with AP reporting over 10,000 instances each day. In the previous 24 hours, the variety of contaminated instances in AP stood at 3.93 lakh whereas these in Telangana have been 1.17 lakh with 2,942 new instances in a single day. 

In Telangana, Warangal noticed the following highest variety of police personnel get contaminated after Hyderabad. The report stated 526 police personnel have examined constructive, out of which 163 have been discharged and 361 have been nonetheless receiving remedy. This is adopted by Rachakonda unit with 287 instances that also have 158 lively instances. 

The intelligence unit of the state police that doesn’t often become involved in regular policing duties can be badly affected with 248 instances out of which 193 have been discharged. The intelligence wing has seen two deaths. After thus the Khamman unit has reported 220 instances out of which 211 are nonetheless lively. 

Nizamabad has 180 lively instances, Ramagundam 164 instances; Cyberabad has 156 instances and a couple of deaths.

Telangana State Special Police (TSSP) has 154 instances and a couple of deaths, Mahabubabad has 143 instances and 1 dying, Nalgonda has 133 instances and 1 dying, Kamareddy has 121 instances and no deaths, Sangareddy has reported 111 instances among the many police and 1 dying. 


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