Doctor Shah Md Abdul Ahad, former director of Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital, died from coronavirus on Wednesday. He was 67.
Doctor Md Abdul Kuddus, the civil surgeon said that Ahad was diagnosed with coronavirus on June 8 and he was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
He had been suffering from diabetics and heart problem.The former director breathed his last around 8:30pm. Abdul Ahad was also president of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) of the district unit.
Bangladesh on Wednesday saw the highest-ever jump in coronavirus cases in a single day again as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 4,008 new patients in the span of 24 hours, increasing the total number of cases to 98,489.
During the same period, 43 more patients died from the virus, taking the death toll to 1,305.