Published On: Mon, May 4th, 2020

57-year-old Pune police ASI dies of coronavirus

Pune: A 57-year-old assistant sub inspector of Pune police on Monday died of coronavirus infection in a private hospital, officials said.

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He had tested positive for the virus in the last week of April and succumbed at around 1:00 PM, Pune Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Shisave said.

A statement from Bharti Hospital where he was admitted said the ASI was suffering from obesity and hypertension and was on ventilator for 12 days. The Joint CP said so far 12 Pune police personnel have tested positive for the virus.

PTI

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