Another doctor dies from Covid
A doctor from Bogura died with Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Mujib Medical University in the capital on Wednesday noon.
The dead is Shahneaz Begum, 65, a former registrar and gynecologist of the Bogura TMSS Medical College Hospital.
Abdur Rahim Rubel, spokesperson of the TMSS Medical College Hospital, confirmed her death to The Daily Star.
According to Rubel, the doctor was admitted to the ICU of BSMMU for the last five days as her condition was critical.
"Doctor Shahneaz served our hospital for six years. She left her job last year during the Covid-19 pandemic and went to Dhaka," he said.
Rezaul Alam, principal of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College in Bogura, said, the dead was a member of the Bangladesh Medical association (BMA), Bogura unit.
Her husband Ataur Rahman was the former head of the pediatric department of the medical college, he added.