After two janazas, Sayeeda Nasrin Bably will be buried at her village home in Sirajganj
An assistant professor of the general history department at Jagannath University (JnU) has died of dengue.
Sayeeda Nasrin Bably, 35, passed away while undergoing treatment in Dhaka's Square Hospital around 4am on Wednesday, confirmed JnU Proctor Dr Mostafa Kamal. She was on life support.
Bably was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever on June 20. The next day she was taken to the Intensive Care Unit. Her condition continued to worsen and later she was put on life support.
The teacher’s body was taken to her village home at Ullapara upazila in Sirajganj later in the day. After two namaz-e-janazas, she will be buried at Jhikira village.
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JnU also arranged a milad and doa mahfil after the Zuhr prayer Wednesday to pray for her departed soul.
Bably has been a teacher at JnU for seven years. She graduated from Dhaka University's history department with a first-class degree and a presidential gold medal.
She has left behind her husband, a son, relatives and well-wishers.
The recent spike in dengue cases has become a cause of concern as the country continues to grapple with the devastating second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A total of 124 patients diagnosed with dengue were receiving treatment at different hospitals across the country until Monday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.