Dhaka: Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury, the Defence Secretary of Bangladesh, passed away due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 57.
According to reports, the Defence Secretary was undergoing treatment fro the deadly virus at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka. He was later shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on June 6 and then placed on life support on June 18 as his condition worsened.
The Defence Secretary suffered a heart attack at 8:45 AM and breathed his last at 9:30 AM today.
Bangladesh has till now reported 137,787 COVID-19 cases with 1,738 deaths.