While the rest of the citizens snuggle inside the confines of their home and enjoy the luxury of never-ending family time and quality sleep, it is a fantasy for the frontline workers combating COVID-19 situation out on the field. This list of frontline workers include policemen who have been going out of the way to help the needy, keeping miscreants in check and doing their best to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Also Read - Gujarat Lockdown: Night Curfew to Continue in 8 Municipal Corporations, Timing Reduced by 1 Hour in 18 Cities
Recently, a picture of two exhausted policemen napping on the street after their hectic duty, broke the Internet as the netizens warmed up to the officers condition. Shared by Deputy Inspector General of Police, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhur Verma, the picture featured two policemen in uniform, catching a power nap lying on the road, next to their helmets, lathis and bike. The IPS officer captioned it, “Isn’t comfortable bed and an eight hour sleep such a luxury ? Yes it is… if you are a cop ! Proud of these #CoronaWarriors (sic).” Also Read - Entry Regulated Due to Restrictions: DMRC on Long Ques Seen Outside Most Metro Stations
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Gushing over the peaceful picture of the two sleeping cops, the Twitterati hailed their services and saluted their efforts. While one tweeted, “a big salute to true warrior let’s always respect nd support them (sic)”, another wrote, “God bless our corona warriors. Grateful for their selfless and much needed services (sic)” and yet another commented, “Respect”.
Check out Twitter’s heart-melting reaction on the picture here:
On another note, in the last 24 hours, India has recorded near 2,000 fresh cases — 1,990 to be specific — in its biggest single-day spike so far. The total tally has crossed 26,000, reaching 26,496. The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 824 in the country.