BB official dies of heart attack, not corona

Staff Correspondent

29 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Bank official Ashraf Ali passed away after he suffered from heart attack.

Although, he died of a heart attack, many have spread news in social media that the BB official died of coronavirus at the ICU of the Regent Hospital in the capital’s Uttara area on Wednesday night.

Contacted, Bangladesh Bank spokesperson Sirajul Islam clarified the matter and told daily sun, “Ashraf Ali died of a heart attack. I personally went to his residence and saw his death certificate where written the cause of death is heart attack.