Dr Md Mahmudur Rahman Nilu, associate professor of the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), has died of Covid-19. He was 58.
He breathed his last around 11.30 pm on Friday while undergoing covid-treatment at BSMMU.
Dr Mahmudur is survived by his wife, two children, along with many well-wishers, admirers and students to mourn his death.
BMA President Dr Mustafa Jalal Mohiuddinand and General Secretary Md Ehteshamul Huq Choudhury expressed deep shock and sorrow at the demise of the doctor.
BMA, in a press release, prayed for the salvation of the departed soul while expressing profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
With Mahmudur's death, 153 doctors and three dental surgeons have died of Covid-19 in the country so far.