The second wave of coronavirus has hit the Country bad and its much more infectious than the first one. Belagavi DCP Vikram Amathe have stated that more than 70 personnel and 2 Homeguards have been tested positive in the second wave. The police force has been involved in the frontline duty that exposed them to the infection during working hours.
Most of the them are safe as they have already received the Covid vaccine. Out of 70, 30 cops already recovered from which 27 have again joined the duty. Another 40 cops are being treated in home isolation. Nodal officials have been appointed.
So far 1400 police officers and staff have been vaccinated. Another 90 police yet to receive second dose. And About 45 Police didnt receive the vaccine due to various health problems. Total of 98% of police received the vaccine Said Vikram Amathe, DCP, L&O, Belagavi