Chennai, May 30(BPNS)
The Cuddalore district police have set up a special Covid -19 care centre to treat policemen and their families who fall ill owing to the pandemic. About 101 police personal across the district have tested positive during the second wave of Covid-19.
Presently 101 police personal attached with seven police sub-divisions are under treatment infected with the disease. 64 of these personal are treated at various hospitals and the others are under home treatment.
After a policeman complained of difficulties to get oxygen beds for treatment, the department set up a separate ward with all the facilities. An 18 bedded hospital with oxygen facilities were set up at the Police hospital, Cuddalore to provide the best of medical care to the policemen and their family members infected by the disease.
A senior police while speaking to BPNS said,” We are in the process of setting up a 100 bedded ward with oxygen facilities. A marriage hall is being converted for this process and will benefit policemen, their families as well as frontline workers who are engaged in fighting Covid-19.”