BAF airlifts coronavirus infected physician to Dhaka

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A coronavirus infected physicians of Jashore Medical College Hospital was airlifted to Dhaka on Wednesday, reports UNB.

An ISPR press release said, a helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force took the physician Md Saiduzzaman, a lecturer of JMC, to Dhaka in the afternoon.

Later, he was taken to Mugda Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka for better treatment.

Bangladesh Air Force has been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) mission to the civil administration on a regular basis to combat coronavirus, the release added.

Through the MEDEVAC mission, Bangladesh Air Force is playing a vital role in helping coronavirus infected patients from any region of the country to receive advanced medical care at the earliest, added the release.