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Another EC official dies of Covid in Mymensingh

Additional regional election officer of Mymensingh ABM Saifuzzaman died of Covid-19 on Tuesday. He was 45.

“He breathed his last at 11:20am at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital,” Mymensingh regional election officer (REO) Md Shahedunnabi Chowdhury told UNB.

Saifuzzaman was admitted to the hospital on Thursday last as he tested positive for Covid-19.

He left behind wife and two daughters to mourn his death. He will be buried at his village in Atpara Upazila of Netrakona district.

With Saifuzzaman, eight EC staff died of Covid-19 and some 200 staff got infected with the virus.

Of them, four EC staff died in July.

Sylhet REO Md Israil Hossain died on  July 25 while Rajnagar Upazila election officer in Moulvibazar Alif Laila on July 7 last.