A total of 4,868 members of Bangladesh police have been infected with coronavirus as of Sunday .
“Among the total infected policemen, 1,801 have made full recovery,” said Sohel Rana, additional inspector general (AIG) (media) of Police headquarters.
Among the total cases, 1,652 are from Dhaka Metropolitan Police alone.
However, 153 policemen went home from Rajarbag Central Police Hospital on Sunday afternoon after full recovery.
Meanwhile, fifteen members of the law enforcement agency died from COVID-19, said sources at Police Headquarters.
To cope with the worsening situation, Bangladesh Police recently hired 250-bed Impulse Hospital in the capital for the treatment of coronavirus-infected police members.
The country has so far reported 47,153 coronavirus cases and 650 deaths.
Bangladesh on Sunday recorded highest deaths- 40 from COVID-19 and 2,545 new infections in the span of 24 hours.
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