Another policeman died from coronavirus while performing duties in the city.

Constable Jalal Uddin Khoka, 48, a member of Traffic East Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), died at 10:00pm on Saturday while being treated at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital, said assistant inspector general (AIG-media) of Police Headquarters Md Sohel Rana.

With the death of constable Jalal, a total of seven policemen died from the virus infection.


Jalal Uddin, of Urahat village in Mymensingh district, left behind wife, two daughters and a son.

The body was taken to his village home under the management of police. Janaza will be held there in the presence of senior officers of the district police. Later, the body will be buried at the family graveyard.