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Covid care centres for cops come up in UP
Covid care centres for cops come up in UP

Lucknow, May 17 (TIWN) The Uttar Pradesh government has set up Covid Care Centres at Reserve Police Lines across 66 districts of Uttar Pradesh for police personnel.

The centres will provide proper isolation and quarantine facility and immediate required medical aid to asymptomatic and mild symptomatic police personnel.  These Covid-care centres have 2993 beds, out of which 299 are oxygen beds in the Police Lines. Covid Care Centres have also been established at about 34 PAC Battalions.  Besides, a provision of 628 beds has been made for better treatment and health care of personnel of the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC). Out of these, 45 are oxygen beds. 

As many as 589 policemen were undergoing medical treatment at these Covid-care centres, out of which, a total of 244 policemen have completely recovered and are discharged, whereas, 322 policemen are being currently treated in these centres.  A 107-bedded COVID-care centre exclusively for frontline workers by Government Railway Police (GRP) and a 236-bedded COVID-care centre by the Training Directorate has been set up to provide immediate and proper medical treatment to the policemen.

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