Former Awami League lawmaker of Khulna–6 constituency Sheikh Md Nurul Haque died six days after recovering from the novel coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Wednesday, reports news agency UNB.
Nurul breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the hospital at 2:00pm, said his son Sheikh Monirul Islam.
He was found COVID-19 positive on 9 July and admitted to Khulna Corona dedicated hospital the next day. He was shifted to Dhaka after his condition deteriorated on 12 July.
Nurul Haque was elected MP from the constituency in 1991, 1996 and 2014.