Down with Covid, he ensured helpline stayed up

Twenty-one members of the Uttar Pradesh police’s 112 emergency helpline's technical team in Lucknow and Ghaziabad tested Covid-19 positive between June 20-23. The service had to be shut down. Then Brajesh Gupta, database administrator, who had also tested positive rose to the occasion and worked round-the-clock from his hospital bed to restore the service within 48 hrs.