Sushma Gowda (Correspondent)
As many as 31 police personnel in the city police tested positive on Wednesday taking the total number to 688 positive cases in the second wave of Covid-19.
Out of the 31 positive cases,16 police personnel have taken both the doses of vaccine while 12 have taken only the first dose while the remaining three have not taken the vaccination.
As per the available statistics,out of total 866 of positive cases,a total of 569 active cases are being treated at various levels.
Among them 541 cases are reported home isolation,26 general and two oxygenated.None of the cases are in ICU.
The remaining 112 cases reported discharges and seven have succumbed to the infection.
In addition to this 22 family members of the police personnel have also been tested positive and five among them succumbed .
16 family members are home isolated while one person is in ICU.
The city police have set up two Covid Care Centres in associations with the NGOs to provide medical care for their personnel and their family members who are tested positive.
On Friday Kamal Pant,DGP, Commissioner of Bengaluru city inaugurated police Covid Care centre at Whitefield Division in the presence of Addl CP East,S Murugan,Joint CP Traffic, Dr BR Ravikanthe Gowda,DCPs,as,KM Shantharaju and D Devaraj was present.
After inaugurating the the police Covid Care Centre Kamal Pant said,Any Police staff/officer with covid symptoms need to be hospitalized can contact DCP/ACP Whitefield for admission in Covid Care centre at Whitefield.
Inaugurated the 50-bed Covid Care Centre for @BlrCityPolice personnel and their families in the new police residential complex in Kadugodi.
My heartfelt thanks to Biocon Chief @kiranshaw for sponsoring this from her personal fund and @WFRising for all their help.
The Covid Care Centre will greatly help the men in uniform who are tirelessly working at the frontlines.
A special mention to @dcpwhitefield D.Devaraja who came up with the idea of setting up a Covid Care Centre.
Kiran Mazumdar Shah replied to Commissioner’s tweet by telling it is my duty sir to help the frontline workers.
As is ours duty to help frontline workers,Thank you Bangalore City Police for your tireless service.Special H/T to @dcpwhitefield for driving the idea and making this a reality the Whitefield raising official Twitter handle replied to Commissioner’s tweet.