Layla Arjumandu Banu, wife of liberation war affairs minister AKM Mozammel Haque, died from coronavirus on Monday morning, UNB reports.
She was 71.
Layla Banu, who was undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka, breathed her last around 7:45am, said Sufi Abdullahil Maruf, senior information officer of the ministry.
The minister and his wife were admitted to the hospital on 13 June after they were diagnosed with coronavirus.
Though the minister returned home after making recovery but his wife’s condition deteriorated and was undergoing treatment at the hospital where she breathed her last.