In Bangladesh, Death Toll reaches 50, 4 More Deaths with a frontline doctor Dr Md Moyeen Uddin and found new infected cases 219, Total 1231
In Bangladesh, the situation of Coronavirus outbreak already has turned to worse sphere. In the last 24hrs, 4 more deaths counted with a frontline doctor Dr Md Moyeen Uddin, Death Toll reaches 50 and found new infected cases 219, Total 1231.
Dr Md Moyeen Uddin, Associate Professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, was performing his duties on the frontlines of the battle against coronavirus in Sylhet before he died from the disease at Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday morning. He was also part of the coronavirus prevention and control committee at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital
Dr Moyeen was born in Nadampur village of Chhatak upazila in Sunamganj on May 2, 1973. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Dhaka Medical College in 1998. Later, he went on to complete Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in Cardiology and Fellowship of the College of Bangladesh and Surgeons (FCPS) in Medicine.
Dr Moyeen joined Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College as an assistant professor at the department of medicine on May 20, 2014.
Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh, Dr Moyeen had been working on the frontlines in the battle against coronavirus in Sylhet, during which he was most likely infected.
Dr Moyeen tested positive for Covid-19, after the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) tested his sample on April 5. He became the first coronavirus patient in Sylhet. Before that, Dr Moyeen was in home-quarantine from March 30.
As his condition deteriorated, he was admitted to a local hospital on April 7. The next day he was shifted to Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka.
Doctors at the hospital pronounced him dead around 7:00am on Wednesday, while he was still being treated at the ICU unit of the hospital, where he was transferred on Monday.
He has left behind two children, his wife, relatives, and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Md Moyeen Uddin.
Dr Nurul Huda Nayeem, assistant professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, said: “Dr Moyeen’s death is an irreparable loss for the medical community. We could not imagine him having such a premature demise.”