The woman later died in the Chittagong Medical College Hospital
A man abandoned his Covid-19 positive wife at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Tuesday. She later passed away.
CMCH police outpost in-charge Zahirul Haque Bhuiyan confirmed the incident to Dhaka Tribune.
The deceased was identified as Asma Akhter, 38, from Moulvipara in Double Mooring area of Chittagong city.
According to the hospital authorities, Mozammel admitted his wife to the CMCH on Tuesday morning, and then disappeared.
On Tuesday night, as the patient's condition deteriorated, the doctors tried to contact Mozammel, but could not reach his phone as it was switched off.
Asma died at around 1am on Wednesday.
As the hospital authorities and police could not trace any relatives of the deceased, the body has been kept in the Chittagong Medical College morgue, said the CMCH police outpost in-charge.