Three doctors die from Covid-19 on a single day in Bangladesh

Sun Online Desk

4th June, 2020 11:20:13 printer

Three doctors die from Covid-19 on a single day in Bangladesh

Dr Mohammad Mohiuddin of Ibrahim Medical College

Three doctors died from Covid-19 on Wednesday across the country.

The deceased are Dr Mohammad Mohiuddin, a professor at the microbiology department of Ibrahim Medical College, Dr AKM Wahidul Hoque, retired evaluator officer of DG health and Dr Ehsanul Karim, Associate Professor of Chattogram Marine City Medical College.

Dr Mohammad Mohiuddin breathed his last in hospital care at the capital’s Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital on Wednesday evening.

Earlier in the afternoon, doctor Ehsanul Karim of Marine City Medical College in Chattogram lost his battle with the virus.

Dr AKM Wahidul Hoque was admitted at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital with respiratory problems on Tuesday. Later, he tested positive for coronavirus. He was taken to the ICU as his physical condition was deteriorated. He breathed his last on Wednesday while undergoing treatment at ICU.

With him, the number of doctors who died from COVID-19 in Bangladesh has reached six.

Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital’s Md Moyeen Uddin was the first physician to die in Bangladesh after contracting the novel coronavirus.

The two other victims of the virus in the profession are Anwer Khan Modern Hospital physician Dr Md Moniruzzaman and Ibn Sina Hospital physician Dr Abul Mokarim Md Mohsin Uddin.