JU student dies of Covid-19

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24th January, 2021 12:33:07 printer

JU student dies of Covid-19

A student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) died of Covid-19 at a hospital in the capital early hours of Sunday.

Maruf Hossain Mina, a student of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department (44th batch) of the university, breathed his last at Mugda Medical College Hospital at 3:00 am.

Hailing from Gopalgonj, Maruf was a resident student of Kamal Uddin Hall of the university.

Maruf was taken to Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar on Friday morning as he felt severe abdominal pain and fever, said Zia, one of Maruf's Friends and roommate.

Doctor suggested him medicine as he was diagnosed mild kidney problem. Later, we sent Maruf to his sister's residence in Dhaka, Zia added.

On Saturday night, he was admitted to Mugda Medical College Hospital as his physical condition deteriorated. He was diagnosed with Covid-19 in the night and later died around 3:00 am, Zia also said.


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