Chairman of Debhata upazila of Satkhira Abdul Gani has died of coronavirus in a hospital in the capital on Friday.
Abdul Gani was also a former commander of the Upazila Muktijoddha Command Council and a former secretary for industry and commerce of Satkhira district Awami League.
Abdul Razzak Roni, son of Abdul Gani, informed that his father was diagnosed with coronavirus positive before his death. He was in quarantine at his own house for a few days after he started showing symptoms of being infected by coronavirus.
He said that his father was taken and admitted into a specialised hospital for advance treatment on August 3.
Among others, former Health Minister and member of the parliament for Satkhira-3 constitution Professor Dr AFM Ruhul Haque MP and Satkhira Deputy Commissioner SM Mostafa Kamal expressed condolences to the family of the deceased.