New Delhi: Policemen all over the country are having a tough time ensuring that people follow guidelines during the ongoing nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
In a photo which reveals the tough conditions under which policemen are discharging their duty, Ayodhya SP put out a photo on his Twitter handle which showed a police officer in Indore taking a break from work.
In a photo which has gone viral on social media, the policemen is seen having lunch outside his house while his little daughter looks on from inside.
This police officer is on duty all day long due to the ongoing nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
He takes all his meals outside and only takes his lunch at home. At that time, he sits outside his home, away from the rest of the family, in order to prevent any possible infecton.
— Ashish Tiwari,SSP Ayodhya (@IpsAshish) April 4, 2020
The photo released by the Ayodhya shows the police officer having his lunch outside his home while his little daughter looks on from inside.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rose to 3,072 on Saturday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Of these, 2,784 are active cases while 212 individuals have been cured and discharged from the hospitals. The death toll has mounted to 75 while one person has migrated to another country, according to the data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday evening.
Maharashtra remained the worst hit state with the number of positive cases rising to 490, followed by Delhi at 445 and Tamil Nadu at 411. At least 295 people have been infected in Kerala, while Uttar Pradesh reported 174 cases, followed by Rajasthan at 200 cases, Telengana at 159 cases and Andhra Pradesh at 161 cases.
Gujarat has reported 105 cases, followed by Madhya Pradesh (104), Jammu and Kashmir (75), Punjab (57), West Bengal (69), Haryana (49), Bihar (30), Assam (24), Chandigarh (18) and Ladakh (14).
Positive cases have also been reported from Andaman and Nicobar Island (10), Uttarakhand (16), Arunachal Pradesh (1), Goa (7), Chhattisgarh (9), Himachal Pradesh (6), Jharkhand and Manipur (2 each), Odisha (5) and Puducherry (5), as per the Health Ministry data.
Most number of casualties has been reported from Maharashtra (24). Other states and UTs that have reported casualties are Andhra Pradesh (1), Bihar (1), Delhi (6), Gujarat (10), Himachal Pradesh (1), J&k (2), Karnataka (3), Kerala (2), Madhya Pradesh (6), Punjab (5), Tamil Nadu (1), Telangana (7), Uttar Pradesh (2) and West Bengal (3).
With Input Agency