A Union Parishad chairman died from coronavirus infections at a hospital in Barishal on Thursday morning.
Md Altab Akond, chairman of Karaibaria union parishad of Taltoli upazila in Barguna, breathed his last at Corona unit of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) at around 11:00 am while undergoing treatment.He is the first man who died from the virus infection in Taltoli upazila.
Altab was tested positive for the virus on June 16.
His wife, a daughter and two sons were also infected with COVID-19.
Shahadat Hossain, health and family planning officer of Amtali Upazila Health Complex, confirmed this information to media.