A police personnel posted at the Howrah Commissionerate succumbed to Covid-19(PTI (representative image))
A police personnel posted at the Howrah Commissionerate succumbed to Covid-19(PTI (representative image))

Cop succumbs to Covid-19 in West Bengal

The cop was initially admitted to a hospital in Howrah as he was running a fever. As his condition did not improve, he was moved to a private hospital where he was tested positive for coronavirus, said a senior health department official.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2020 06:38 PM IST

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.

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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.

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