113 police personnel have tested positive for Covid-19
Published : 03 May 2020, 19:36
In the 24 hours, more than 113 police personnel have tested positive for Covid-19, increasing the total number of reported cases in force to 854 across the country, according to a Bangladesh Police Headquarters report.
In addition, five law enforcement officers have died of COVID-19.
The largest number of cases of coronavirus occurred in the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
According to reports, in the last 24 hours 93 policemen posted at DMP tested positive, increasing the number of reported cases in the unit to 449.
In addition, 315 are isolated as Covid-19 showed similar symptoms while 1,250 others, who were in near contact with the infected ones, are placed in quarantine, the data reveals.
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