Fareast University VC dies from coronavirus

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Dhaka, May 07: The Vice Chancellor of Fareast International University (FIU) Professor Dr Nazmul Karim Chowdhury has passed away from coronavirus.

He breathed his last at Intensive Care Unit of Dhaka Medial College Hospital on Thursday morning.

Professor Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, Dean of Business Faculty of Dhaka University (DU), confirmed the death to media.

Dr Nazmul was also former teacher of Tourism and Hospitality Management department of DU.

DU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Md Aktaruzzaman expressed his deep shock at the death of Dr Nazmul.

Bangladesh confirmed first three cases of coronavirus on March 8. So far, 11,719 people have been infected with the virus.