CoronavirusBangladeshi journalist dies in New York

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 11:14, Mar 31, 2020 | Updated : 11:14, Mar 31, 2020

Test tube with Coronavirus name label is seen in this illustration taken on Jan 29, 2020. File Photo/ReutersA Bangladeshi photojournalist has died from coronavirus infection in New York of the United States.

A Hai Swapan breathed his last at local time 12:50pm (10:50pm BdST) at Queens Hospital on Monday night, reports UNB.

Swapan worked for Bangladeshi newspaper Daily Manabzamin.

He was suffering from kidney disease and was scheduled to go to India soon for kidney replacement.

Bangladeshi journalist Abdur Rahim shared a post on his personal facebook profile about the death.

“Bangladeshi journalists raised a small fund for his treatment in India,” Abdur Rahim said in his post.