Doctor dies of Covid-19 in Jashore

A doctor of Bagachra Health Centre under Sharsha Upazila Health Complex in Jashore died of Covid-19 at Khulna Medical College Hospital early Monday. The deceased was identified as Matier Rahman, a deputy assistant community medical officer of Bagachra Health Centre and son of Atier Rahman of Kalaroa Upazila in Satkhira.
Sharsha Upazila Health Officer Dr Yusuf said Dr Rahman had tested positive for coronavirus on August 20 and since then he was taking treatment at his home.
Later, he was taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital with a respiratory problem where he breathed his last early Monday, said Dr Yusuf.
Dr Rahman was buried in his family graveyard under the supervision of Islami Foundation, said Puluk Kumar Mandal, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Sharsha Upazila.
Coronavirus death toll in Bangladesh rose to 4,248 on Sunday as 42 more people died from the virus infections in the last 24 hours.
Besides, the total confirmed infection cases surged to 310,822 as 1,897 new patients were detected during the period, reports UNB.