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13 Rab members infected with coronavirus in Sylhet

Thirteen members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have been infected with coronavirus in Sylhet. Their samples were tested in the PCR lab of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital. Confirming the matter, Additional superintendent Obain, media officer of Sylhet Rab-9, said that total 16 samples were tested on Friday. Among them, 13 samples tested positive.Meanwhile in Sylhet division, total coronavirus case ...

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Nurse of Sylhet corona isolation hospital dies from Covid-19

A senior staff nurse of Sylhet Saheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital died at the hospital Friday evening, 14 after days after he was diagnosed with Covid-19. The deceased, Ruhul Amin, was a nurse at the corona isolation unit of the dedicated Covid-19 hospital in Sylhet. Dr Sushanto Kumar Mahatapto, resident medical officer of the hospital, confirmed that the nurse died at ...

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EX-Sylhet Mayor Kamran’s wife diagnosed with coronavirus

Asma Kamran, wife of formar Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran tested positive for Covid-19. Asma, general secretary of City Mahila Awami League, was tested at the PCR lab of Osmani Medical College and Hospital and was found infected with Covid-19. However, Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran’s corona report came negative. Badrul Islam, personal assistant of the mayor, confirmed ...

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Sreemangal municipality councilor dies of Covid-19

A councilor of Sreemangal municipality in Moulvibazar has died from Covid-19 today. The deceased is Abdul Ahad, councilor of ward no-2. Moulvibazar civil surgeon Dr Towhid Ahmed said, “The councilor breathed his last at his residence in the morning.” The victim’s son Azad said, “My father was infected with coronavirus while working for people. To make the list for giving ...

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Coronavirus: Policeman among 18 infected in Sylhet

Eighteen people including a policeman and an official of Palli Bidyut Samity were infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Saturday, raising  the total number of cases to 295 in Sylhet district. Himangshu Lal Roy, deputy director of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, said they found 18 people infected after testing 180 samples. Among the newly infected people, ...

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BSF shoots dead Bangladeshi along Sylhet border

A Bangladeshi man was gunned down by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Jaflong of Gowainghat Upazila in Sylhet on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Kala Miya, 37, a stone quarry worker and resident of Nayabosti area of the upazila. Md Nazmus Sakib, upazila nirbahi officer of Gowainghat, confirmed the information, saying the incident took place around 11:30am inside ...

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Sylhet doctor tests positive for coronavirus

A physician of Sylhet Shamsuddin Ahmmed Hospital has been diagnosed with coronavirus. The infected physician is Khaled Mahmud of surgery department, said Doctor Anisur Rahman, assistant director (Disease Control) of Sylhet Health Service. His test result came out on Friday. Earlier on April 15, Doctor Moyeen Uddin, assistant professor of the Medicine department of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, died ...

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BCB director Shafiul Nadel tests positive for Covid-19

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Director (women’s wing chairman) and Awami League’s Organizing Secretary Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19). After being tested for coronavirus at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College’s PCR laboratory, he was reported as a positive case, Nadel confirmed. “Since the Covid-19 outbreak, I’ve been involved with many charitable works, relief distribution in different areas ...

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Editor arrested under DSA, case filed by journo

The editor and publisher of a local newspaper of Habiganj district arrested in a case filed under the digital security act and landed in jail on Thursday. The arrestee was identified as Engineer Sushanto Dasgupta, editor and publisher of the daily “Amar Habiganj”. Habiganj police arrested Sushanto on Thursday morning from Chirakandi area in Sadar upazila in a case filed ...

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Village doctor dies from Covid-19 in Sylhet

A Village doctor died of coronavirus at an isolation centre of Sylhet Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital while undergoing treatment on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Abul Kashem, 40, hailing from Malpara village at Tilpara union of Bianibazar upazila. Upazila residential medical officer Dr Shahinur Islam confirmed the matter. Abul Kashem was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday night ...

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