Another cop dies of Covid-19

Staff Correspondent

29 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Another police officer died from Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by Sars-CoV-2, at Impulse Hospital in the capital Thursday afternoon taking the death toll from the coronavirus 15 throughout the country.

The deceased is named as Rasel Biswas, a sub-inspector (SI) of special branch of police.

Md Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (media) of Police Headquarters, said Rasel was admitted to the hospital after he tested positive.

Earlier, constables Nekbar Hossain, Naimul Haque, Jalal Uddin Khoka, Mokhlesur Rahman, Asheq Mahmud and Jasim Uddin, Nayek Mamunur Rashid, assistant sub-inspectors Raghunath Roy and Abdul Khaleq, sub-inspectors Sultanul Arefin, Mujibur Rahman Talukder and Nazir Uddin and inspector Razu Ahmed died from the virus.