Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/BANGLADESH – Catholic nun dedicated to the sick dies of coronavirus
Natore – Catholic sister Mary Arpita of the female institute “Associates of Mary Queen of the Apostles” died of Covid-19. Sister Arpita was responsible for the “St. Mary’s” Dispensary and Maternity center, in the parish of Bonpara in Natore, in the Diocese of Rajshahi. She also ran the Women Community Development Center, a vocational training center for women that supports hundreds of seamstresses. The 68-year-old nun was infected with dengue fever on August 17th and then died of pneumonia as a result of Covid-19 disease. Although she was hospitalized in Dhaka, she did not survive due to the previous illness.