New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- A Delhi Police head constable posted with the Defence Colony police station in south Delhi died of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Friday -- the 15th Delhi Police personnel to have succumbed to the pathogen.

Leela Dhar, 52, was in the ICU of Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Tahirpur since July 19. But his condition did not improve and he died on Friday, senior police officers said.

Before Dhar, 14 officers of Delhi Police, including an inspector of the special cell, died of Covid-19.

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