Another policeman dies with Covid-19

Another police personnel, who was infected with Covid-19, died at Central Police Hospital in Dhaka last night.

Atiar Rahman, a constable of Manikganj District Police, breathed his last around 10:00pm last night, says a press release of Police Headquarters.

He joined the force on November 26 in 1984. He left behind his wife, two daughters, and a host of relatives to mourn his death.

His body was sent to his village home in Faridpur for burial.

With Atiar, at least 39 members of police force died so far after being infected with Covid-19 while discharging their duties.

The number of Covid-19 cases in police force reached nearly 10,000 till Friday, according to a tally of Police Headquarters.

Meanwhile, more than 5,500 of them made recovery so far and many of them rejoined work, it added.