Dhaka,4 May,(Daily times24): Dr Md Moniruzzaman, who had been serving Anwer Khan Modern Hospital after retiring from the army, was declared dead after he was taken to the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka at 6:30 pm on Wednesday.
Moniruzzaman, a haematologist and laboratory medicine specialist, had suffered from fever and cold for two days, said Joint Secretary Rahat Anwar Chowdhury of Foundation for Doctors Safety Rights and Responsibilities.
His samples came back positive for COVID-19. Seven other members of his family have been confirmed to have the infection.
Moniruzzaman returned to his Banani DOHS home after work on Sunday afternoon, said Kawser Ahmed, a relative of Moniruzzaman. After he fell ill, he was rushed to the CMH where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
“His body is currently stored at the CMH. He will be buried at the Banani graveyard in the afternoon. His daughter has also been admitted to the CMH.”
As of Sunday, the health directorate confirmed 9,455 cases, with 177 of them dead.(BD NEWS)
Dhaka,4 May,(Daily times24):