Another policeman died early Tuesday from coronavirus infection at Central Police Hospital (CPH) in the capital's Rajarbagh, taking the death toll from Covid-19 among law enforcers to 66.
The deceased Md Dalil Uddin Biswas, 58, was an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) in Jhenaidah Police Lines, says a police headquarters press release today.
He was found positive with coronavirus on July 25 and later was admitted to Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital.
Dalil Uddin was kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for treatment. Later, when his condition deteriorated, he was placed on life support.
His body was sent to his hometown, under the management of the police and the burial was held there in the presence of senior officers of the district police.