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Azizul Hakim shifted to cabin from ICU

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Published: 17:22, 17 November 2020   Update: 19:10, 17 November 2020
Azizul Hakim shifted to cabin from ICU

Renowned actor Azizul Hakim, who was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Bangladesh Specialised Hospital after being diagnosed with Coronavirus (Covid-19) on November 10, has now been shifted to cabin.

The actor was shifted to the cabin from the hospital’s ICU on Tuesday (November 17) afternoon as his physical condition has improved.

Dr Wazed Jamil, senior medical officer (surgery) at the hospital, confirmed the development.

Azizul was admitted to the hospital around 8:30 pm on November 12 when his breathing problem intensified. He was kept on ventilator support at 8:30 am on November 13 as his health condition deteriorated. Later, he was put on life support as he developed a lung infection. On the evening of November 15, his life support was taken off.

Azizul Hakim’s wife Zeenat Hakim and son Muhaimin Redwan Hakim have also tested corona positive and they are receiving treatment at their residence.

The actor started working on a new television drama series last month, previously the actor was on a break during the countrywide lockdown. The actor took part in a documentary about his life, which was written by Zeenat Hakim and directed by his daughter Nazah Hakim, recently.

He also made a comeback as a theatre director recently with a new production, "Indemnity," after a break of 15 years.

Starting his career in the 80s, Azizul Hakim has made a mark in theatre and television. He has been an integral part of the Aronnyak Natyadal for the last 40 years.


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