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Delhi Police Chief Approves Rs 1L Grant for His Men Catching Covid-19 While Discharging Duty

Representational Image: Reuters

Representational Image: Reuters

The decision came at a time when the nationwide toll due to coronavirus rose to 452, while the number of cases saw a jump of 1,076 and rose to 13,835 on Friday.

Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava has approved a grant of Rs 1 lakh to any officer who catches coronavirus infection during discharge of his official duty and tests positive for the disease, officials said on Friday.

Shrivastava approved the grant for any officer or staff of Delhi Police who tests positive for COVID19 while discharging his or her duty, they said.

The decision came at a time when the country-wide toll due to the coronavirus rose to 452 with 32 fatalities reported since Thursday evening, while the number of cases saw a jump of 1,076 and rose to 13,835 on Friday.