A student of Dhaka University (DU) died of coronavirus at a hospital in Jashore on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Sumon Hossain, son of Amirul Islam, hailing from Satpara village at Alangi union in Kotchandpur upazial of JhenaidahSumon, a third year student of Department of Anthropology of the university, breathed his last at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Jashore 250-bed General Hospital while undergoing treatment at 6:00pm.
Farzana Begum, chairman of the department,confirmed the matter to media.
Bahaul Alam Bachchu, uncle of the deceased, said Sumon fell sick after visiting a cattle market with his father in their village home 10-12 days ago. He was later treated at Kaliganj Sadar Hospital with fever.
On Friday (July 9) he was admitted to Jashore Hospital due to shortness of breath and tested positive for Covid-19 there.