An assistant professor of Chattogram Medical College died of Covid-19 at Chattogram Medical College Hospital on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Dr Nazrul Islam Chowdhury Taslim of Orthopedic Surgery Department.
Dr Nazrul breathed his last around 10:30pm at CMCH, said Deputy Director of Chattogram Medical College Aftabul Islam.
He had been undergoing treatment at the hospital after he tested positive for coronavirus.
Besides, he has been suffering from different diseases including cancer.
Dr Nazrul was the student of the 21st batch of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital.
He was buried at his family graveyard in Chatkhil of Noakhali following two namaz-e-janazas after Zohr prayer.
According to sources of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), a total of 12 physicians have died from Covid-19 and Covid-19 like symptoms while 300 doctors infected with the virus in the district.