Md Nekbar Hossain, a constable of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP), who passed away at Chattogram General Hospital with Covid-19-like symptoms on May 23, had been infected with the coronavirus, according to a press release of Police Headquarters.
Nekbar, 47, of Halishahar Police Station, breathed his last at the hospital around 8:30am on Saturday morning after he was admitted on Thursday afternoon with breathing difficulties.The authorities sent his sample form coronavirus test after his death, the release read.
Nekbar earlier tested negative for coronavirus when he was admitted to Dampara Divisional Police Hospital with Covid-19-like symptoms a few days ago.
He was buried at his village home in Char Fasson upazila of Bhola following proper guidelines.
With the death of Nekbar, a total of 14 police personnel have so far died of Covid-19.