More than 2,000 Uttarakhand cops test positive, 90% of them got both doses

More than 2,000 Uttarakhand Police personnel examined optimistic for Covid-19 within the second wave and 93 per cent of them had acquired both doses of the vaccine earlier than contracting the an infection, in line with knowledge shared by authorities.

The information, which was shared on Tuesday, says 2,382 policemen examined optimistic whereas they had been on responsibility between April and Could. Amongst them, 2,204 have already recovered whereas 5 deaths had been reported.

In accordance with the info, two of the 5 policemen who died had comorbidities. The opposite three weren’t vaccinated.

When requested in regards to the giant quantity of infections, DIG (regulation and order) and Uttarakhand police chief spokesperson Nilesh Anand Bharne stated that severity and casualties stay low. Bharne stated that even vaccine producers have admitted that vaccine doesn’t assure that one is not going to test optimistic after receiving doses.

Whereas some of the policemen who died of Covid-19 had been deployed on responsibility on the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Bharne stated there isn’t a hyperlink between their deaths and the non secular gathering.

Inside households of police personnel who examined optimistic, there have been 751 infections, together with 64 that led to fatalities.

Within the first part of the pandemic, 1,982 police personnel had examined optimistic and eight had died.

In accordance with an evaluation of the info, 4,364 police personnel have to date examined optimistic for the reason that pandemic began final yr and 13 of them have died.

Police additionally shared particulars of enforcement actions carried out and assist prolonged to needy individuals throughout the lockdown by way of the ‘Mission Hausla’ programme.


Police have lodged 32 FIRs and booked 46 individuals in reference to circumstances of sale of faux drugs, overcharging and hoarding of medicines. Additionally, police have taken motion towards 1.26 lakh individuals for not sporting masks and towards 2.61 lakh for violating social distancing norms.

Police have recovered fines price Rs 6.13 crore until Could 31.

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