52-yr-old India returnee dies in Jashore

A 52-year-old Bangladeshi, who recently returned from India, died at Jashore Chest Disease Hospital on Friday evening.

The deceased was identified as Imdadul Haque, son of Barek Molla of Raninagar upazila in Naogaon district.

Palash Kumar Das, supervisor at Jashore Chest Disease Hospital, said that Imdadul had gone to India with his wife for medical treatment as he was a cancer patient.

As he was a last stage cancer patient, doctors in India asked him to go back. On May 24, the couple returned to the country through Benapole land port.

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Upon their arrival, the local administration sent the couple to Jashore Chest Disease Hospital to undergo institutional quarantine, where Imdadul breathed his last at 6.30 pm.

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However, both Imdadul and his wife tested negative for Covid-19. Imdadul's body has been sent to his native village for burial, hospital officials said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh