Advocate Akramuzzaman, president of Feni district Awami League unit, died of coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Sunday morning.
He was 75.
He breathed his last at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) this morning while undergoing treatment.
Asadujjaman Dara, a nephew of Akramujjaman, confirmed the news.
Firstly, he had been taking treatment at home after suffering from fever and coughing since June 15. Later he was admitted to the CMH on June 19 following he felt breathing problem.
He was undergoing treatment at hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU). Then he was kept on ventilator support for last two days when his respiratory complications became acute.
Earlier, he was found coronavirus negative during first time test of sample, but later he was found infected with the deadly virus in second time test.
He will be buried at family graveyard in his village home of Motori union under Feni Sadar upazila following his namaj-e-Janaza after Asar prayers on Monday, said former district Awami League office secretary Shahid Khondoker. Akramuzzaman, also Feni diabetic association president and former Feni district lawyers’ association president, is survived by wife, two sons, a daughter as well as a host of relatives and admirers.
Feni-2 constituency lawmaker and district Awami League general secretary Nizam Uddin Hazari expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Akramuzzaman.