Doctor dies of COVID in MMCH...

Doctor dies of COVID in MMCH

 Mymensingh Correspondent

 Published: 01:23 PM, 29 January 2022   Updated: 01:25 PM, 29 January 2022

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A 61 years old retired doctor named Jahedul Islam had died of COVID in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. He died at the COVID unit of the hospital on Friday.

The information was confirmed by the focal person of Mymensingh Medical's Coronavirus unit, Mohiuddin Khan Moon, at 12 pm on Saturday. He was a resident of Sadar upazila.

Dr. Mohiuddin Khan Moon said, Dr. Jahidul Islam was admitted to the coronavirus unit of MMCH  on January 17. He was taken to the ICU as his condition deteriorated. He died there on Friday night. Relatives said he had received the first dose of corona vaccine.

Dr. Jahedul Islam was the Assistant Director of the Department of Health. Earlier, he was working at Tangail Medical College Hospital. He was a former student of Mymensingh Medical College.

Meanwhile, five people have died in the last 24 hours in the coronavirus unit of Mymensingh Medical College (MMC) Hospital. In addition, the hospital's PCR lab and antigen tests have identified 158 more coronavirus positive in a single day.

On the other hand, 10 new patients have been admitted in MMCH COVID unit. With this, the number of patients undergoing treatment in MMCH's Corona unit stands at 86. 48 are coronavirus positive patients among them. Besides, six people are currently undergoing treatment in ICU.