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.