Coronavirus: New York’s Bangladeshi journo dies
A photojournalist from Bangladesh, A Hai Swapan, died Monday night from coronavirus in New York City, UNB reports.
He breathed his last at Queens Hospital at 12:50pm local time (10:50pm BdST).
Journalist Abdur Rahim of Bangladesh, posted a message about death on Facebook.
Swapan worked for Daily Manabzamin, a Bangladeshi newspaper.
He had kidney failure and was expected to fly to India early for replacement of the kidneys.
Journalists in Bangladesh at the time raised a small fund to treat him in India, Abdur Rahim said.