A total of 4,541 policemen among 8,204 made full recovery from coronavirus as of Wednesday morning.
“Among the total patients, 2,003 policemen are attached to Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP),” said sources at the Police Headquarters.
Most of the policemen, who recovered earlier, have joined their respective duty stations.
Earlier on Monday, 53 policemen were released from Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital (CPH).
The sources said that 27 cops and one civilian member of the law enforcement agency died of COVID-19 till date.
Members of Bangladesh Police, Armed forces, and Rab, along with other agencies have been jointly working to ensure social distancing across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Bangladesh has so far reported 98,489 coronavirus cases and 1,305 deaths.
'Red Zone' introduced in Bangladesh
In a bid to restrict Covid-19 infections, the government has introduced ‘Red Zone’ and put them under strict lockdown across the country.
Some areas of the two city corporations in Dhaka and Chattogram, Narayanganj, Narshingdi and Gazipur district have been marked as ‘Red zones’ to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Seventeen areas under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), 28 areas under Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), 11 areas in Chattogram, Sadar, Rupganj and Araihazar upazilas of Narayanganj, Narsingdi Model and Madhabdi thanas, Palash upazila in Narsingdi district and all upazilas of Gazipur district will be declared as red zones.
The areas were identified at a meeting of the Central Technical Committee at the Directorate General of Health Services on Saturday.
Those areas are being considered as red zones in Dhaka and Chattogram city corporations where 60 cases in the last 14 days or among 100,000 populations were detected, according to a source of DGHS.