The daily Prothom Alo’s joint editor Mizanur Rahman Khan has passed away in a city hospital on Monday evening.
He was 53.
He breathed his last at 6.05 pm at Universal Medical College Hospital at Mahakhali, family sources said.
Earlier, Khan was tested positive for coronavirus on November 27 last.
Initially, he received treatment at a private facility in the capital. On December 10, he was shifted to Universal Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated. He was kept at intensive care unit of the hospital.
On Saturday, Khan was kept on life support as his condition further deteriorated.