India markets close in 4 hours 34 minutes
  • BSE SENSEX

    52,410.46
    -91.52 (-0.17%)
     
  • Nifty 50

    15,735.70
    -31.85 (-0.20%)
     
  • USD/INR

    73.7600
    +0.4900 (+0.67%)
     
  • Dow

    34,033.67
    -265.63 (-0.77%)
     
  • Nasdaq

    14,039.68
    -33.22 (-0.24%)
     
  • BTC-INR

    2,858,634.00
    -107,975.00 (-3.64%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    963.70
    -28.78 (-2.90%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    28,481.97
    +45.13 (+0.16%)
     
  • Nikkei

    28,986.10
    -304.91 (-1.04%)
     
  • EUR/INR

    88.4825
    -0.3010 (-0.34%)
     
  • GBP/INR

    103.2492
    -0.0193 (-0.02%)
     
  • AED/INR

    20.0330
    +0.1290 (+0.65%)
     
  • INR/JPY

    1.4981
    +0.0014 (+0.09%)
     
  • SGD/INR

    55.2000
    -0.0430 (-0.08%)
     

COVID-19: Delhi Police launches 'COVI Van helpline' to assist senior citizens

·1-min read
Representative Image
Representative Image

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Delhi Police has launched a COVI Van Helpline number, a unique initiative aimed at providing assistance to senior citizens who are struggling with their essential needs amid the COVID-19 crisis.

South District Police of the national capital has launched a COVI Van Helpline (012- 26241077) for senior citizens in the neigbourhood amid the coronavirus situation here, keeping in view the safety and security of the senior citizens.

"After receiving any call for COVI Van, deployed police official on COVI Van with the beat officer will go to the house of senior citizens and help them in getting the essential items they need," the Delhi Police statement said on Sunday.

The information of commencement of COVI Van has been disseminated in the Greater Kailash -1 area through beat officers and Residents Welfare Association (RWA).

"All the precautions including sanitisation, gloves, masks and social distancing will be taken while and after every visit," the Delhi Police said.

Delhi witnessed a slight dip in COVID-19 cases and positivity rate with only 13,336 fresh infections were recorded in the last 24 hours. As many as 273 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours. The case fatality rate in the national capital stands at 1.46 per cent. (ANI)

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting