Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Govt Sets Up Dedicated COVID-19 Care Centres For Police Personnel Across 66 DistrictsUttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. (representative image) (Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government has set up dedicated COVID care centres (CCCs) to ensure adequate and prompt healthcare support for the police forces of the State, reports Indian Express.

The CCCs for police forces have been set up by the State Government across Reserve Police Lines in 66 districts and 34 PAC battalions. These centres have a total of 2,993 beds, of which 299 are equipped with oxygen support.

Meanwhile, an additional provision of 628 beds has been made for better treatment of the afflicted PAC personnel. Of these beds, 45 are equipped with oxygen support.

These centres will help provide proper isolation and quarantine facility, as well as immediate medical aid to asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic police personnel.

As per details shared by the State’s Information Department, as many as 589 police personnel have already received treatment at the CCCs. Of these, 244 have already been discharged, while another 322 are presently undergoing treatment.

The development gains significance in view of the recent surge of fresh COVID-19 cases in the State.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement