Journalist Abul Omrah Mohammad Fakhruddin died of a cardiac arrest at Kurmitola General Hospital in the city around 8.00pm on Saturday.
He was 75, his daughter Doctor Tehrin told BSS.
Fakhruddin was being treated at the hospital for the last two months as he was initially tested COVID-19 positive.
He left behind his wife, former Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) News Editor Bilkish Banu, one son, a daughter and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
Fakhruddin served the now defunct Bangladesh Times, the Daily Telegraph, the daily Independent and weekly Holiday.
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