Haryana Police issues health advisory to field units for safeguarding on duty police personnel against Corona Virus

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Chandigarh, March 3: Haryana Police has issued advisory instructing the field units to take immediate action to safeguard on duty police personnel from potential Corona Virus infection by equipping them with masks, gloves and hand sanitizers etc.

While giving this information here today, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Mr Navdeep Singh Virk said that all the Commissioners of Police, district Superintendents of Police, Battalion Commandants and other unit incharges were asked to make available the masks, gloves and hand sanitizers to the police personnel in the districts as they are frequently came in close contact with other persons while being on duty.

The police personnel who come in close contact with others during official duties such as frisking, interaction, crowd control, access control and other traffic duties should be equipped with protection equipment immediately. In addition, they were also advised to maintain personal hygiene to protect themselves from potential infection of Corona Virus, he added.