Police Transport Suspected COVID Patient From Village to Hospital

Officers in northern India transported an elderly man suspected to be suffering from COVID-19 to hospital, police said on May 7.

Uttarakhand Police posted this footage showing officers carrying the man from the village of Masi.

Police said the man had been suffering from a fever for a long time and local villagers, fearing they could catch the virus, had not helped him.

The officers took the man to hospital by car, according to a translation of the police tweet. Credit: Uttarakhand Police via Storyful