A woman police constable of Assam Police Puni Mech Paul succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday, informed Assam Police through its twitter handle.
Paul was working as a constable at Namrup Police Station.
The Assam Police in a tweet said, “We are saddened to inform that WPC Puni Mech Paul, Namrup PS made the supreme sacrifice while fighting #COVID19. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and colleagues. The dedication & commitment of those who passed away fighting #Corona inspires us to serve the people.”
Meanwhile, 982 personnel of Assam Police have tested positive till date out of which 662 have recovered. 90 have rejoined duty.
Four personnel succumbed to the disease, informed ADGP (Law & Order) GP Singh informed.