Thane police commissioner Vivek Phansalkar has examined coronavirus illness (Covid-19) optimistic and is admitted to Fortis Hospital.
Hospital authorities stated Phansalkar, who was affected by a fever for the previous three days, underwent a Covid-19 take a look at on Sunday and later at evening acquired admitted to the healthcare facility.
His well being is secure, they added.
“Sure, I’ve examined Covid-19 optimistic. I’m present process therapy in a non-public hospital. I’ve requested all members in my workforce to take further care due to a latest spike in Covid-19 instances,” Phansalkar stated.
He was lively in area operations because the lockdown restrictions had been enforced in end-March in a bid to include the unfold of Covid-19 pandemic. He led the police pressure from the entrance by sharing normal working procedures (SOPs) with the personnel, individually calling up those that had examined Covid-19 optimistic and giving them ethical help till they recovered from their viral an infection and resumed duties.
He personally visited the residence of assistant sub-inspector Bhagatrao Salunkhe (55) from Rabodi police station lately to congratulate him after he recovered from his viral an infection. Salunkhe battled the illness for 70 days.
In Thane commissionerate, 1,312 police personnel, together with officers, has examined Covid-19.
Thus far, the contagion has claimed the lives of 17 Thane Police personnel and 1,175 have recovered from their viral an infection.
Earlier than Phansalkar, Sanjay Kumar, the previous commissioner of Navi Mumbai, was additionally discovered to have contracted SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19.