Coronavirus: 2,823 recover among 6,612 infected policemen

A total of 2,823 policemen made full recovery from coronavirus across the country as of Monday morning.


Most of the recovered policemen have already joined their respective duty stations, said AKM Kamrul Ahsan, public relations officer of police headquarters.


Until Sunday, 6,206 policemen were infected with coronavirus while performing duties as of Sunday


Meanwhile, 18 policemen and a civilian member of the law enforcement agency died of COVID-19 till Monday, Ahsan added.


He said that among the total infected policemen, 1,850 are members of Dhaka Metropolitan Police alone.


Meanwhile, 2,032 infected policemen have been put in isolation and 6,474 were sent to quarantine, he said.


Members of Bangladesh Police, armed forces, and Rab, along with other agencies have been jointly working to ensure social distancing across the country.


Health authorities have so far confirmed 68,504 coronavirus case and 930 deaths from Covid-19.


Source: United News of Bangladesh