DHAKA, Bangladesh

A director of Bangladesh government’s main anti-graft body died due to coronavirus on Monday morning in the capital Dhaka, a hospital official confirmed. 

Jalal Saifur Rahman, one of the directors of Anti-Corruption Commission was admitted to a hospital after having tested positive for coronavirus one week ago.

Dr. Shihab Uddin, superintendent of Kuwait Maitree Hospital, one of the dedicated hospitals for treating coronavirus-infected patients in Bangladesh, told Anadolu Agency: “He was in intensive care unit of the hospital and last late night his blood pressure fell down rapidly. We tried our level best. But today [Monday] at 7.30

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