Indore, April 21 (IANS) A police officer infected with Covid-19 has died in Indore’s Sri Aurobindo Hospital on Tuesday morning, health officials said. He was undergoing treatment here for the last 12 days.
The police officer named Yashwant Pal was posted in Ujjain as station in-charge.
Indore’s chief health and medical officer Praveen Jadia told IANS, “Yashwant Pal’s report of sample had come positive for coronavirus. He was being treated in this hospital but even after continued medical treatment his condition deteriorated and we could not save him”.
Just two days ago, a police station in-charge of Juni, Devendra Kumar Chandravanshi had also died due to coronavirus.
The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed 52 lives in Indore alone which is the worst hit city in Madhya Pradesh.