DPDC engr dies of corona

Special Correspondent

5 June, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A sub-divisional engineer of the Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) died from coronavirus at the last day of his office.

The sub-divisional engineer was identified as Arun Kanti Dey, 60, hailing from Patya in Chattorgam.

Arun Kanti had been working with corona symptoms for last couple of days, a top official said.

“Arun Kanti worked at Mugdapara customer services office at the day of his retirement on Wednesday. He got admitted himself at Kurmitola General Hospital with fever on the day and breathed his last on Thursday,” said Dhaka Power Distribution Company Managing Director Bikash Dewan.

He left behind a son, a daughter and a host of well-wishers.  A total of 16 DPDC officials were infected with Covid-19 so far and some of them have already recovered from the disease while some other people have been kept in quarantine, said the official.