With Covid instances surging in Faridabad in the previous couple of weeks, the native police have began monitoring sure crowded areas within the district utilizing a drone to make sure that Covid norms are being adopted.
Based on the police, a complete of 24 such spots have been recognized, the place “individuals don’t comply with Covid norms correctly”. “At these recognized spots, we’re retaining an in depth eye utilizing a drone in order that motion might be taken in opposition to individuals violating Covid norms.
Videography of the areas is being accomplished utilizing a drone and the video is then being saved safely in order that it may be used when required,” mentioned Sube Singh, PRO of Faridabad Police.
“Aside from taking motion in opposition to individuals violating Covid norms, this observe of utilizing a drone may also assist to curb crimes since these may help keep watch over individuals concerned in legal actions within the space and in monitoring them down and taking motion in opposition to them,” he mentioned.
Commissioner of Police OP Singh mentioned his purpose is to maintain as many individuals as doable protected from Coronavirus. “This is the reason police personnel of the district are additionally attempting to make individuals conscious of the precautions that have to be adopted to stay protected throughout this pandemic.”
Faridabad has for the previous couple of days been seeing an enormous surge in Covid-19 with greater than 1,000 new instances being recorded on a number of days this week.
On Friday, the district recorded 1,450 new instances of the an infection. It presently has 8,038 energetic instances of the an infection, of which 7,196 are in residence isolation. The positivity charge of the district is hovering above 9 p.c, whereas its doubling interval has fallen to 48 days.