Police constable succumbs to COVID-19 in Kolkata

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(Eds: Correcting words in para 2,3) Kolkata, Nov 17 (PTI) A constable of Kolkata Police died of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of its personnel succumbing to the virus to 12, a health department official said.

Kolkata Police Reserve Force constable Kamal Krishna Bal (53), who had tested positive for the coronavirus a fortnight back, died at a private hospital in the morning, he said.

'We deeply mourn the untimely demise of constable Kamal Krishna Bal, who was posted in the Reserve Force. He was affected with COVID-19 and was at the forefront of our #FightAgainstCorona,' the Kolkata Police later tweeted. PTI SCH MM MM MM