For instance, a PCR call was received on March 26 at 11.53 PM requesting urgent medical attention for a woman who had gone into labour in Gharhi village, East of Kailash, he said.
The PCR staff reached the spot and rushed the woman and her father to a hospital, he added.
In another instance, a PCR call was received on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday seeking medical help for a woman in labour pain near Sri Niwas Puri, Okhla Sabzi Mandi. The woman and her husband were immediately taken to a hospital by the PCR staff. She was later shifted to Safdarjung Hospital, Deputy Commissioner of Police (PCR) Sharat Kumar Singha said. The 21-day lockdown
has been imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus
in the country.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the death toll in India due to coronavirus
stood at 32 and the total number of COVID-19 cases at 1,251 as on Monday 9.30 PM.