An official of Anti-Corruption Commission died of coronavirus at Bangladesh-Kuwait Friendship Hospital this morning.
"He was admitted at the hospital with Covid-19 infection few days back. His blood pressure began to fall from 2:30am today. He died around 7:30am," Dr Shihab Uddin, coordinator of Bangladesh-Kuwait Friendship Hospital confirmed to The Daily Star.
"We have informed the ACC director general. At this point, we don't know how the deceased was infected," Dr Shihab said.
Forty-four other patients are now undergoing treatment at the hospital. Of them, 39 tested positive for the coronavirus.