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12:00 AM, April 11, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:35 AM, April 11, 2021

Doctor dies of Covid-19 in port city

A doctor died of Covid-19 at a private hospital in Chattogram city on Friday night, aged 65.

The deceased -- Abdul Latif -- was an 18th batch MBBS student of Chattogram Medical College Hospital and passed in 1981, said Dr Mujibul Haque Khan, president of Bangladesh Medical Association, Chattogram chapter.

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Dr Latif, a private practitioner, was undergoing treatment at the ICU for nine days after he tested positive for coronavirus, he said.

With Latif, a total of 20 doctors in Chattogram died of Covid-19, said Dr Faisal Iqbal Chowdhury, general secretary of BMA, Chattogram.

According to Chattogram Civil Surgeon Office, five people died of Covid-19 and 523 tested positive out of 2,791 samples in Chattogram in the last 24 hours till 10pm on Friday.


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