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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 the ICU unit of the hospital around 10:15pm.

He had tested positive for Covid-19 on May 17. It is suspected that Ruhul was infected while on duty at the hospital.

Ruhul Amin is reportedly the first male nurse to die from Covid-19 in the country.