Puri, Dec 3: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Odisha police succumbed to Covid-19, police said on Thursday.
The deceased, Gangadhar Sethi, was posted at Gop police station in Puri district. He was tested positive for the deadly virus few days ago and was in home quarantine.
However, his health condition deteriorated following which he was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
The Covid warrior breathed his last at 2 pm on Wednesday while undergoing treatment, said Gop police station IIC Sudhir Kumar Sahoo.