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0 physicians suspended over treatment of COVID-19 patients

Ten physicians of different hospitals under Chattogram city corporation and a store keeper have been suspended for refusing to provide treatment to COVID-19 patients, reports UNB.

Chattogram city corporation issued a notice in this regard on Tuesday night, said chief health officer of Chattogram city corporation, Selim Akter.

The suspended are Sidhartha Shankar Debnath, Faridul Alam, Abdul Majid Shikdar, Selina Akter, Bijoy Talukdar, Mohon Dash, Iftekharul Islam, Sandipon Rudra, Himel Acharya and Prosenjit Mitra.

Besides, the store keeper of Chattogram city corporation is identified as Mahsin Kabir.

Selim Akter said, 16 physicians from different health centers have been appointed at the coronavirus isolation centre of 250-bed Chattogram city hall community center, located in city’s Agrabad area.

The punitive action was taken against the ten physicians and the store keeper as they refused to provide any treatment to COVID-19 patients at the hospital.