Amid coronavirus pandemic, Tirunelveli Police gives guard of honour to sanitation workers

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Tirunelveli Police gave a guard of honour to the sanitation workers in the city's municipal corporation for their efforts in combating COVID-19.

 

The guard of honour was given on Thursday to sanitary workers in the premises of Tirunelveli Corporation office.

"We have given the guard of honour to the sanitation workers and healthcare department workers. Their work in this difficult situation of the spread of coronavirus outbreak is important. They are doing it for us”, Tirunelveli Deputy Commissioner of Police, Saravan said.

"They are making efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore to make them proud, we have done this guard of honour," Saravan added.

As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 738 total coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu as of now, which also includes foreign nationals. As many as 21 people have been cured, discharged or migrated while eight have died due to the disease.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, The highest number of COVID-19 cases was reported from Maharashtra (1364), followed by Tamil Nadu and Delhi (720).

The total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 6,412. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 199. The total number of active cases in the country is 5,709. Meanwhile, 504 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.
 

 

With inputs from ANI

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