100 Sindh Police officials contract coronavirus disease, two die
KARACHI: At least 100 Sindh Police officials have contracted coronavirus disease, while two others have lost their lives on Wednesday.
The police officers who contracted the viral infection while performing their duties include inspectors, sub-inspectors, constables, one assistant superintendent police and one DSP as well. Two policemen, an ASI and a constable, died from coronavirus in last 60 hours. 14 police officials have recovered and discharged from hospital, while 84 others are under treatment at different hospitals. One sub-inspector is in critical condition.
263 police officials and their family members were tested, while 366 other policemen were tested for coronavirus who came in contact with those who had tested positive for the infection.
The Sindh Police spokesperson said Sindh Police were fully taking care of the coronavirus-affected policemen.