5 of a family at isolation ward of Thakurgaon hospital
Five members of a family were admitted at isolation ward of Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital on Sunday night after one of the members returned from Dhaka with fever.
The family members including a 2.5-year-old are the resident of Chilarang union under Sadar upazila.
The hospital medical officer Dr Md Raqibul Alam said they are gradually getting well.
Local administration sources said a man came from Dhaka on Friday with high fever. Later, he also started suffering from respiratory problem and diarrhoea.
After him, his wife and child are also suffering from the following problems.
Local health department sources said the patient joined a picnic in Madaripur before coming home. He might have infected from someone there.
Raqibul Alam said they were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital from where their sample were collected by IEDCR members. Now, they are admitted in isolation ward of Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.
After getting test result, the necessary steps would be taken.