Cop succumbs to Covid-19 in West Bengal
A police personnel posted at the Howrah Commissionerate succumbed to Covid-19 at a hospital here on Tuesday, a senior health department official said.
The man was initially admitted to a hospital in Howrah as he was running a fever, he said.
After his condition deteriorated, he was moved to a private hospital here, the official said.
“He had tested negative for the disease at the Howrah hospital. As his condition did not improve, he was then moved to a private hospital. There, he tested positive for Covid-19. This morning, he succumbed to the disease,” the official said.
So far, at least two policemen in West Bengal have died due to Covid-19, he added.