MP Mahmud Us Samad dies of COVID-19
Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury, MP for Sylhet-3 constituency, has passed away due to coronavirus (Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un). He breathed his last around 2.30 pm on Thursday at the United Hospital in Dhaka. His brother Ahmad Us Samad Chowdhury confirmed the news of his death.
Earlier, Mahmud’s personal secretary Julhas Ahmed told the media that the MP had been admitted to Dhaka’s United Hospital as he tested positive for coronavirus. Later, he was kept on ventilation in the hospital as his condition deteriorated.