In the second wave of corona in the United States, 9 Bangladeshis lost their lives after being infected with corona within a month. Hundreds are being treated at hospitals and at home. They are all from New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Michigan, California, Florida, Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC.
Abdul Khaleq Khair, vice-president of Bangladesh Society, a large expatriate organization in New York, USA, has died of coronavirus. He died on the evening of November 9 in a hospital in Long Island, New York. Apart from being the vice-president of Bangladesh Society, he was also an active activist of the United States BNP.
Abdul Hai Zia, former president of a section of the Chittagong Association in New York, died of coronavirus at around 11:30 pm on Monday, December 6. The night before he was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria.
Henora Begum, mother of Kazi Taifur Hossain, a resident of Richmond Hill, New York City, died of corona on December 6. Enamul Haque, a resident of Michigan, died at the hospital on the afternoon of December 6 after contracting corona. Ebadur Rahman, an elderly man from the state of Michigan, died last week from a corona attack.
Altafur Rahman died of a corona at a local hospital in Patterson, New Jersey on December 6. Abdul Haq, a resident of Wellingford, Connecticut, died on December 8 at a local Yale Hospital.
Iftekhar Ahmed Khasru, former general secretary of the Metro Washington Awami League, died of coronavirus at a local hospital around 11am on December 9.
Harun Khan, a well-known face of the Bangladeshi community in New York, died of coronavirus at noon on December 9 at Long Island Juice (LIJ) Hospital.