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Bangladeshi journalist dies from COVID-19 in New York

Published: March 31, 2020 09:55:10 | Updated: March 31, 2020 15:15:10


Bangladeshi journalist dies from COVID-19 in New York

Bangladeshi photojournalist A Hai Swapan died from coronavirus in New York on Monday night.

He breathed his last at local time 12:50pm (10:50pm BdST) at Queens Hospital.

Bangladeshi journalist Abdur Rahim, shared a post on his personal facebook profile about the death, according to a UNB report.

Swapan had worked for Bangladeshi newspaper Daily Manabzamin.

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

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

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