5 policemen including OC contract COVID-19
Published: 03:20 PM, 29 May 2020 Updated: 03:24 PM, 29 May 2020
5 policemen of Ashulia Police Station including OC contract COVID-19
Five policemen of Ashulia Police Station including Officer in Charge (OC) Rizaul Haque Dipu have been infected with the coronavirus.
OC Rizaul Haque Dipu himself has confirmed the matter on a phone call on Friday morning. He is currently in home isolation at his chamber in Ashulia Police Station.
Mr. Rizaul said samples were collected as there were symptoms including fever for the last two days. Later in the morning, he was tested positive. Five policemen, including him, have contracted COVID-19. Samples of 10 more policemen have been collected.
Nazmul Huda Mithu, a doctor at the Upazila Health Complex, said 32 more people have been infected with coronavirus in Savar. With this, the number of COVID-19 patients in the Upazila has stood at 387. Of them, 41 have recovered and 6 people have died.