JU professor dies of Covid-19 in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Jadavpur University’s former Dean of Arts Faculty, Professor Subhasis Biswas, died of Covid -19 on Tuesday morning. He was 48.

A resident of Palbazar Jheel Road area, the Professor of History at Kolkata’s prestigious university, he had tested coronavirus positive a few days ago.

He was admitted to a private hospital near the EM Bypass in Kolkata. Hospital sources said Biswas died around 9 am. His health had deteriorated over the past few days.

People who came in contact with him over the past few weeks have been asked to undergo Covid-19 tests, hospital sources said.

–IANS

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