Five more cops test positive

Staff Correspondent

30 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Five police members including officer in-charge (OC) of Ashulia Police Station in Savar have tested positive with novel corona virus.

Their sample reports came positive for Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, officials confirmed to media on Friday.

Infected OC Rizaul Haque Dipu is in isolation at the police station. He said samples of eight more police members were collected for examining.

Savar Upazila Health Complex physician Nazmul Huda Mithu said a total of 387 people have so far been infected with the deadly virus in the upazila. Out of them, 41 patients recovered, and six died.

According to Police Headquarters, the total number of corona infected police members was 4,258 until May 28 of which 15 policemen died from the virus.