According to Sindh Police, another police officer infected with Coronavirus lost his life after which the number of police personnel who died due to the virus has risen to three.
According to a statement issued by the Sindh Police Spokesperson's Office, ASI Sher Gul Khan Niazi, 48, posted at MT Garden, was infected with the virus while on duty.
The police officer died during treatment, the statement added.
Earlier on May 5, a policeman died of coronavirus in Karachi.
Sarfraz Nawaz Sheikh, senior superintendent of police (SSP) of the Anti-Vehicle Lifting Cell, said 55-year-old police constable Muhammad Anis died while being taken to Indus Hospital.
He said that Constable was posted as a gunman with DSPLC in Malir.
Earlier on May 3, ASI Muhammad Anwar, who was working as a shift operator in the SSP City Office, died. He was diagnosed with the virus on April 28.
Yesterday, Major Muhammad Asghar, who was working hard on the front against the coronavirus, fell victim to the virus and met Khaliq Haqiqi.
According to the Pakistan Army Public Relations Department (ISPR), Major Muhammad Asghar Tor was performing his duties at the Khum Border Terminal and when the return of people trapped in Afghanistan began, he was assigned to screen at the Border Terminal.
According to ISPR, Major Asghar suddenly felt chest pain on May 10, after which he was shifted to CMH Peshawar for treatment.
When Major Asghar's condition deteriorated, he was shifted to Vanity Fair but his condition could not be controlled and he went to Khaliq Haqiqi.
Three doctors, including Dr. Furqan, Dr. Abdul Qadir Soomro, and Dr. Zubeida Sattar, have also died of coronavirus infection in the country.
It is believed that the coronavirus has affected not only the general public but also doctors, paramedics, and police personnel on duty at the front line, while many of them have died.