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Infected physician sent to Dhaka from Sylhet

 Sylhet Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:16 PM, 8 April 2020   Updated: 11:17 PM, 8 April 2020

Sylhet Sahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital

Sylhet Sahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital

The first coronavirus infected physician of Sylhet has been sent to Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon for better treatment after deteriorating his condition. 

When his condition deteriorated on Tuesday night, he was taken to the Isolation Unit at Sylhet Sahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital from home.

Residential physician of the hospital Dr. Susanta Kumar Mohapatra said, “the infected physician has been sent to Dhaka for better treatment. He may be admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital or Kuwait Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital in Dhaka.”

Earlier on Sunday, the infected physician was identified as the first COVID-19 patient of Sylhet. Since then he was under treatment at home.

The infected physician is an Assistant Professor at Sylhet M.A.G Osmani Medical College Hospital.

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