Ekushey Padak winner Kamal Lohani no more

Cultural personalit, eminent journalist and Ekushey Padak winner Kamal Lohani has died from the novel coronavirus infection today.

He breathed his last at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute & Hospital in the capital around 10am.

His son Sagar Lohani confirmed it through a Facebook post.

He was undergoing treatment at the ICU of Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Mohakhali.

“We declared him dead at 10:00am,” Faruk Ahmed, director of the hospital, told The media.

Yesterday, Kamal Lohani’s daughter Urmi Lohani said her father was admitted to Health and Hope Hospital on Wednesday for kidney and lungs-related complications, and was on life support at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital.