Ranchi: So far in Jharkhand, 66 police personnel have been detected positive for Coronavirus.
A statement issued by the state police headquarters said that out of these 66 police personnel, 1 is a DSP rank official, 1 is inspector rank officer, 5 Sub Inspector rank officers, 9 Assitant Sub Inspector rank officers, 6 constables, 32 jawans/drivers, 1 fourth grade employee, 7 home guards. Out of these 66 policemen, 4 have been cured and discharged.
The state government has allocated a sum of Rs 33 lakh for all the SPs for buying safety apparatus and necessary gear for the policemen.
The police headquarters has issued necessary instructions to all the police officials that apart from maintaining law and order they should take necessary precautions against Coronavirus. The policemen have been asked to maintain social distancing, wear masks, use sanitizers and take all necessary precautions to prevent themselves against Coronavirus, moreover, they have been also asked to take adequate safety measures while taking the accused to the jail.
The police headquarters has urged the police officials to solve the complaints of the people through the citizen portal and WhatsApp. Further, all the officials and policemen have been asked to remain in 14 days quarantine who have come back from leave.