Three among five people killed in a fire at city’s United Hospital on Wednesday night were coronavirus patients.
The victims were on life support, the hospital authorities said in a press release on Wednesday night.
It also said one among the five dead in the fire was a woman.
The deceased include Riazul Alam, 45, Khodeza Begum, 70, Verun Anthony Paul, 74, Md. Monir Hossain, 75, and Md. Mahbub, 50.