ACC director dies from coronavirus in Dhaka

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A director of Anti Corruption Commission died of COVID-19 at Kuwait Maitree Hospital in Uttara on Monday, confirmed a senior government official.

Md Rezaul Alam, private secretary to the state minister for public administration, said that the ACC director died in the early hour on Monday.

“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 media.

The deceased, who had been undergoing treatment at the hospital for about a week, is the batch mate of Rezaul in 22nd BCS. His family members — wife and son — are now in isolation, said Rezaul.

Bangladesh on monday confirmed the detection of 35 new COVID-19 patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 123.
The country has so far reported 12 deaths.