Over 2,500 cops in Sindh affected by COVID-19: spokesperson

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KARACHI: Over 2,500 cops from the port city have contracted the coronavirus, said a spokesperson for the Sindh Police on Friday.

According to the Sindh Police spokesperson, 155 police officials contracted COVID-19 in the last two days. He said that 16 police officials succumbed to the disease while they were on duty.

The spokesperson, sharing details of the cops who had passed away due to the coronavirus, said that out of the 16 police officers, 14 hailed from Karachi while two resided in Hyderabad. The spokesperson revealed that 906 police officers have also recovered from the virus.

As per the spokesperson, 1,593 cops are currently being treated for the virus, adding that they were being taken care of. 

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