SYLHET: Former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran has been shifted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for advanced medical treatment of coronavirus (Covid-19).
A Bangladesh Air Force helicopter, carrying him, landed in Dhaka on Sunday night. Later he was taken to the CMH from the airport.
Sushanta Kumar Mohapatra, residential medical officer (RMO) of Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
Earlier in the day, Kamran was put in ventilation support at the Shaheed Dr Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in Sylhet, said Sushanta Kumar.
The condition of the former mayor deteriorated today (Sunday) as his respiratory system is not functioning properly.
Earlier on June 5, Kamran, also the central Awami League member, tested positive for novel coronavirus. He was admitted to hospital on Saturday with high fever and vomiting, Sushanta Kumar added.
BDST: 1937 HRS, JUN 07, 2020