Like the whole world, Bangladesh is fighting with the coronavirus pandemic. Thursday saw the biggest spike in the number of cases and deaths in the country 341 were newly infected and 10 more were dead. This means the total infected in the country is 1,572 with 60 already dead. In such a situation, doctors and medical workers are the ones with the most crucial part to play. And one of them, Dr Moyeen Uddin, sadly demised of coronavirus on Wednesday at Dhaka after leading the line battling it at Sylhet.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza expressed his gratitude for Dr Moyeen for his efforts to save the lives of people on his Facebook page. He wrote, "Engulfing everyone in grief, a noble doctor passes away. Dr Moyeen Uddin, Assistant Professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College passed away yesterday (Wednesday) after being infected by coronavirus. He was a frontline warrior in the battle against coronavirus. The news of his death is heartbreaking."
Mashrafe's Facebook status read, "Our motherland is also affected by the global coronavirus pandemic. In such a moment of crisis, Dr Moyeen Uddin sacrificed himself for the people of the country. He helped people until his dying moments, treating them while putting his own life at risk. Words can not define his sacrifice. The nation will surely remember him with grave respect for his effort for humanity."
"I pray that he may rest in peace and I offer my condolences to his bereaved family. Last but n0t the least, I 'salute' this noble warrior," the status ended.
After testing coronavirus positive, Dr Moyeen was primarily admitted to Sylhet Shamsuddin Hospital. After his situation worsened, he was brought to Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka and Dr Moyeen breathed his last there on Wednesday dawn.