New Delhi: The National Capital is battling an unprecedented rise in the number of Covid cases along with covid related deaths in the last few months. The second wave of Covid-19 is far more rampant with children as young as 8 months getting infected with the disease with severe symptoms.
More than 300 cops tested positive for the contagion, while 15 of them have been admitted in the hospital, rest are under home quarantine.
“During conducting our duties, we have to take all precautions including wearing a 3-ply or N95 mask, maintaining social distancing and sanitising,” Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said.
For consecutively five days, Delhi has been reporting over 10,000 cases per day. As many as 16,699 new COVID-19 cases and 112 related deaths were reported in the national capital in the last 24 hours, the Delhi health department informed on Thursday evening, taking the total number of active cases to 54,309.