A health department team on a visit to locate persons reportedly infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Indore’s Tat Patti Bakhal area was pelted with stones earlier.
According to reports, the health team consisted of five persons including three doctors. Video of the stone pelting and how the medical team left in a rush to save themselves went viral on social media, sparking outrage.
“The moment we started enquiring about a particular person’s health, people began protesting and were joined by others who resorted to stone pelting. Policemen standing nearby came to our rescue,” a woman doctor told news agency IANS.
Indore’s Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Pravin Jadia said: “Our team is working to protect people from the coronavirus infection. But people threw stones at them. It was an unfortunate incident.”
A big Salute to Dr and her team i am so Proud to see her spirit and Willpower.And it’s a request to all respect our heroes . Please Stay at home and be safe .