BSS-62 Covid-19 infected Nilphamari municipality mayor flown to Dhaka

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Covid-19 infected Nilphamari municipality mayor flown to Dhaka

DHAKA, July 6, 2020 (BSS) – Nilphamari municipality mayor Dewan Kamal Ahmed, who has been tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19), was flown to Dhaka from Saidpur, Nilphamari by a helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) today.

The BAF has been providing emergency air service and medical evacuation (Medevac) facilities to civilians under Bangladesh Armed Forces in any national crisis, said an ISPR release.

In line with this, Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force provided necessary guidance to carry out the medical evacuation (Medevac) mission.

Later, the mayor was taken to Bangladesh Specialized Hospital at the city’s Shyamoli for better treatment.

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