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Natore OC dies of Covid-19

| Updated: August 16, 2020 15:24:26

Natore OC dies of Covid-19

Sumon Ali, the officer-in-charge of Baraigram Police Station in Natore, died of coronavirus at a hospital in Dhaka on Friday.

Liton Kumar Saha, Superintendent of Natore Police, said Sumon had been undergoing treatment at Rajarbagh Police Lines hospital from August 7.

The OC, hailing from Chapainawabganj, is survived by his wife and a five-year-old daughter, reports a news agency.

Sixty-five members of Bangladesh Police have died so far after contracting coronavirus while 15,436 have been infected with the virus while discharging duties until Monday.

Among the infected, 2,729 are from Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) alone, said sources at police headquarters.

Of those, 13,257 infected policemen have made full recovery.

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