Mahmuda Nasrin, news editor of the daily Sato Kantha published from Pabna, who was undergoing treatment with fever, cough and other symptoms at Pabna 250-Bed General Hospital Kam Pabna Medical College Hospital, died on Sunday night, officials said Monday.
Mohammad Ayub Hossain, assistant superintendent of the hospital, said that Mahmuda’s condition worsened and she was brought to the hospital, where she died at around 8pm on the night.
According to family sources, Mahmuda was undergoing treatment at home for several days with fever, cough and other symptoms. On Sunday, her condition deteriorated and she was admitted to the hospital at around 6pm on Sunday but she died at 8.15 pm there.
She is survived by a son and a daughter.
With the death of Mahmuda, the number of fatalities in the district has now risen to 23 and infected 4,225 people, said deputy civil surgeon KM Abu Janar..
Pabna press club president ABM Fazlur Rahman and general secretary Saikat Afroz Asad, Sato Kantha editor Nur Uddin Shafi and others journalists have expressed deep grief over her death.