Another police officer, who was tested Covid-19 positive, died at Impulse Hospital in Dhaka this afternoon.
Rasel Biswas, a sub-inspector (SI) of Special Branch of police, was admitted to the hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19. He breathed his last today afternoon, said Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (Media) of Police Headquarters.
With Rasel, 15 police personnel have so far died after being infected by the coronavirus while discharging their duties across the country.
Earlier, constables Nekbar Hossain, Naimul Haque, Jalal Uddin Khoka, Mokhlesur Rahman Asheq Mahmud, and Jasim Uddin; Nayek Mamunur Rashid, Assistant Sub-inspector Raghunath Roy; ASI Abdul Khaleq; Sub-inspector Sultanul Arefin; SI Mujibur Rahman Talukder; SI Nazir Uddin and Inspector Razu Ahmed died from the virus.