The Delhi Police’s PCR workers has rushed 31 pregnant women who went into labour to hospitals across the national capital since the nationwide lockdown started on March 25, officers stated on Tuesday.
With folks not allowed to go away their houses and no transport plying throughout the lockdown, the PCR workers responded instantly to requires assist, they stated.
Thirty-one pregnant women who had been in labour ache and required quick medical help had been taken to completely different hospitals across the town by Police Control Room (PCR) vans, a senior police official stated.
For occasion, a PCR name was acquired on March 26 at 11.53 PM requesting pressing medical consideration for a lady who had gone into labour in Gharhi village, East of Kailash, he stated.
The PCR workers reached the spot and rushed the girl and her father to a hospital, he added.
In one other occasion, a PCR name was acquired on the intervening evening of Monday and Tuesday looking for medical assist for a lady in labour ache close to Sri Niwas Puri, Okhla Sabzi Mandi. The lady and her husband had been instantly taken to a hospital by the PCR workers. She was later shifted to Safdarjung Hospital, Deputy Commissioner of Police (PCR) Sharat Kumar Singha stated. The 21-day lockdown has been imposed to stop the unfold of coronavirus within the nation.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the loss of life toll in India due to coronavirus stood at 32 and the overall variety of COVID-19 instances at 1,251 as on Monday 9.30 PM.