Doctor Najib Mohammad, head of intensive care unit of Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital and Gonoshasthaya Dialysis Center, died of Covid-19 at a Dhaka hospital on Monday morning. He was 66.
He breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital around 11:20am.
Najib has left behind his family along with many well-wishers and admirers to mourn his death.
Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), in a press release, prayed for the salvation of his departed soul while expressing profound sympathy to the bereaved family.
With Najib's death, the number of doctors and surgeons died of Covid-19 in the country so far rises to 174.