Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooq, a filmmaker and MP, is undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. His son Roshan Hossain Pathan said he had been kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for about two weeks.
He said, ‘Dad’s blood has caught the infection; With that there is bleeding in the stomach. I want blessings from the people for my father. ‘
Farooq was taken to the ICU on March 15 due to seizures, but was later transferred to the cabin on March 16 when his condition improved. After losing consciousness on March 21, he was taken to the ICU for the second time, but his son said he was still in the ICU.
Chitra Nayak Farooq has gone to Singapore for better treatment
Farooq went to Singapore in the first week of March for regular checkups. He was admitted to Mount Elizabeth Hospital with physical complications during the checkup.
The once popular filmmaker was elected as a Member of Parliament from Dhaka-17 constituency in 2016 as a candidate of Awami League in the Eleventh Parliamentary Election.
The largest corona hospital is being launched in Mohakhali
Mohakhali Market of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) used as Corona Isolation Center is being introduced as DNCC Dedicated Corona Hospital for the treatment of Corona patients. The 1,000-bed hospital will have 100 ICU beds and 112 HDUs. This will be the largest hospital for corona treatment.
According to the Ministry of Health, the implementation of the hospital has already started. Services will begin here in mid-April. The hospital will be fully operational by the end of this month.
It will be managed by the Bangladesh Armed Forces. However, the Ministry of Health will assist in the operation of the hospital with 500 doctors, 600 nurses and 600 staff and medicines and equipment.
Health Minister Zahid Malek will visit the hospital at 4pm today, said the hospital’s director Brigadier General AKM Nasir Uddin.
“Hopefully, by mid-April, we will be able to open 250 beds and some ICU beds,” he said. The hospital will be fully operational by the end of the month. Only Corona patients will be treated here. No operation will be performed here. If anyone needs an operation, he will be taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. ‘
Until now, this empty market of one lakh 60 thousand 560 square feet was used as a corona isolation center and corona testing lab for foreigners. Asked how the services would be provided now that Corona is operational as a hospital, Nasir Uddin said, “They will not be closed.” There will be a separate place for foreigners.
During a visit on August 9 last year, DNCC Mayor Mohammad Ali announced to transform this market in Mohakhali into a 500-bed urban (city) hospital. Atiqul Islam.
On that day, he said, ‘The DNCC market on 8.16 acres of land was originally set up for the wholesale raw material market. But for various reasons it could not be implemented. Now we are planning how to transform it into an urban hospital. If we can transform this building into an urban hospital, it will be of great benefit to the people of the city. ‘