Prof SAM Gulam Kibria, former chairman of Urology Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), died with coronavirus infection early today. He was 72.
He passed away at the intensive care unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) around 1:00am, said Prof Md Mujibur Rahman, head of medicine department of the hospital.
Prof Kibria was admitted to DMCH on June 2, five days after he was tested Covid-19 positive, Prof Rahman told The Daily Star this morning.
Prof Kibria who used to practice at the capital's Samorita Hospital Limited, was receiving treatment at home after he tested positive for coronavirus on May 28, his son Golam Shahriar Shawan said.
Later, he was admitted at DMCH as his condition deteriorated, he added.