Deputy general manager of Rupali Bank Shahidul Islam Khan died of coronavirus on Friday.

He had been undergoing treatment at Bangladesh-Kuwait Friendship Government Hospital in Dhaka since 30 April.

Shahidul was 49.


Hailing from Tangail’s Gopalpur, Shahidul used to work in planning and research department of the bank’s head office.

Earlier, two officials of The City Bank also died of coronavirus.

The banks are operating for limited hours amid a nationwide shutdown. So far, a number of bank officials have contracted the virus.