Some 207 members of police have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh.
With this, the number of coronavirus positive cops in the country currently stands at 1,756 and 810 of them belong to the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
Sources at the police headquarters confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
Besides, the Bangladesh Police has reported that seven of its members have died from the coronavirus so far.
All of the deceased were posted in the DMP. They are Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Raghunath Roy, ASI Sultanul Arefin, ASI Abdul Khaleque, Traffic Constable Ashek Mahmud, Constable Jasim Uddin, and Constable Jalal Uddin Khoka.
Until Monday, 165 policemen have recovered from the novel coronavirus, said police sources.
Around 4,803 police personnel are under home quarantine, while 1,103 others are in isolation.