Mumbai, April 28: Over 55 Mumbai policemen have been asked to stay home after three cops died of coronavirus in the city.
This was decided by the Mumbai Police Chief Param Bir Singh after three policemen lost their lives in a matter of three days. All three were 50-plus.
Those above 55 are more prone to the COVID-19 infection, according to a central health ministry advisory, and come under the high risk category.
Mumbai has reported over 5,500 coronavirus cases, and the number of deaths has climbed to 219, the civic body said on Monday.
Maharashtra has the most number of COVID-19 infections in the country.