Another policeman has died from coronavirus infection, at Christian Mission Hospital in Rajshahi Friday night, taking the death toll from Covid-19 among law enforcers to 12.
The deceased Mosharraf Hossain, 52, hailed from Sujangar upazila of Pabna. He was working at Range Reserve Force in Naogaon.
Deputy director of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Dr Saiful Ferdous said, "I was informed by civil surgeon of Naogaon that they sent his blood sample to Dhaka as the police member had Covid-19 symptoms. He was diagnosed with the virus on Thursday."
"Mosharraf was taken to Rajshahi Police Lines Hospital on Friday as his condition deteriorated. Then he was admitted to Christian Mission Hospital. He cop breathed his last there at around 11pm," he added.
So far 3,574 policemen have been infected with the virus till Friday.