Chandigarh, September 6
Over 3,800 Punjab policemen have examined constructive for COVID-19 because the pandemic started, an official assertion mentioned on Sunday.
It mentioned senior police officers are calling up COVID-19 contaminated personnel to encourage them to combat the illness.
The Punjab Police can be offering free well being kits with a pulse oximeter, sanitisers and medicines to the contaminated policemen, it mentioned.
According to the assertion, 3,803 policemen within the state have examined constructive for the illness thus far. Twenty of them have died, whereas 2,186 cops have absolutely recovered.
At current, 1,597 policemen are COVID-19 constructive, it mentioned.
“All COVID positive police personnel are being provided health kits which include a digital thermometer, pulse oximeter, sanitisers, medicines, vitamins etc. These kits cost Rs 1,700 including taxes but are being provided free of cost to the positive police officials,” the assertion mentioned.
The state police phoned over 500 COVID-19 contaminated personnel, who’re present process remedy at hospitals or house quarantined.
The senior officers concerned within the train not solely enquired in regards to the well being and well-being of the personnel but additionally assured them of each doable assist.
Some senior officers with medical backgrounds even gave the police personnel therapeutic steering and recommendation.
More than 20 police officers who’ve recovered from the illness have willingly donated plasma, it mentioned. PTI