Another policeman died at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital (CPH) in the city on Saturday night after contracting the novel coronavirus.
The deceased is Mohammad Atiar Rahman of Madhukhali village in Faridpur district. He was posted at Manikganj district police control room as a constable.
The police constable breathed his last around 10:00pm, said assistant inspector general of police (AIG) of police headquarters (media) Md Sohel Rana.
The body of the deceased was sent to his village home for burial.
With the death of constable Atiar, a total of 38 members of Bangladesh police died from the virus infection while performing duties to protect people from COVID-19.
He left behind wife, two daughters and a host of relatives.
A total of 9,948 members of Bangladesh police were infected with COVID-19 across the country until Saturday morning.
“Among the total cases, 5,855 policemen have made full recovery so far,” said sources at the police headquarters.