ACC director Jalal Saifur Rahman dies of coronavirus

Sun Online Desk

6th April, 2020 10:06:12 printer

ACC director Jalal Saifur Rahman dies of coronavirus

A director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) died of coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Monday morning.

Jalal Saifur Rahman, director (administration) of ACC, breathed his last at Kuwait Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital at around 7:30am.

He had tested positive for coronavirus seven days ago and was undergoing at the hospital but he died today, said Alimuzzamn, administrative officer of the hospital. 

His wife and children were kept in the isolation unit of the hospital, he said.

The Daily Sun contacted ACC spokesman and director Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya who claimed that they heard the news but could not say detail about the matter.

Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed the detection of 18 new coronavirus patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 88.

The country has so far reported nine deaths.