Mohali, April 8 -- Physically fit and self-motivated, 19 Mohali police constables have been selected as members of a first emergency response team dealing with Covid-19 patients and affected areas. They are the Covid Commandos.

The men will spearhead coordination and response to persons and areas affected by Covid-19 in Mohali, which has been reporting a sharp rise in cases, the last count being 26 patients.

"The district will have 19 Covid Commandos, designated district Covid-19 emergency response team working within Mohali district," said Kuldeep Singh Chahal, senior superintendent of police (SSP), Mohali.

Selected for their high motivation and fitness levels from Mohali police, the constables have themselves volunteered to take up t...