Ex-civil surgeon of Khulna dies with coronavirus symptoms

United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Published: 12:10, May 23,2020


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A former civil surgeon and an elderly man died from breathing problem in Khulna and Sylhet on Friday night and Saturday morning.
In Sylhet, MA Matin, 72, former civil surgeon of Moulvibazar, died at Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital at about 9:00pm on Friday night.
He was hospitalised in the morning, said Sushanto Kumar Mohapatro, resident medical officer of the hospital.
His sample had been collected for coronavirus test.
Jahidul Islam, chief health officer of Sylhet City Corporation, said that he was buried at Manikpir graveyard at about 1:00am on Saturday following procedure.
In Khulna, Afzal Hossain, 70, who was undergoing treatment at isolation ward of Khulna Medical College Hospital with fever, cold-related issues and breathing problem, died at about 6:00am.
Confirming the matter, physician Shoilnedranath Biswas of the isolation ward said that Afzal was admitted to the hospital on Thursday.
His sample had been collected for testing.

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