A staffer of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has died of Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at the Central Police Hospital in the capital.
The deceased, Nirod Chandra Mandal, 52, was a stenographer posted at Pallabi zone under Mirpur Division of DMP, according to a press release of Police Headquarters.
He was admitted to the hospital after his test report came positive for the virus. He died yesterday noon while being treated at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital.
Hailing from Faridpur, Nirod Chandra Mandal left his wife, one son and one daughter along with relatives and well-wishers to mourn his demise.
His body was sent to his village home under management of police and was cremated in presence of police officials.
So far, 16 staffers of Bangladesh Police have died of Covid-19 in the country.