6 of two families in isolation ward in Noakhali
Six persons from two families were admitted to the isolation ward at Soanimuri Upazila Health Complex in Noakhali on Tuesday night.
The patients include an eight-month-old and a two-and-a-half-year-old children.
On Wednesday morning, local administration put the houses of the families into lockdown, said UNO Tina Pal.
Sonaimuri upazila health and family planning officer Dr Mainul Islam said on information, the patients were brought to the hospital by ambulance on Tuesday night. They were admitted with cold and fever.
Except the minors, the rest are in good condition.
One of the member of the affected families came in contact with a Dubai returnee relative and fell sick.
The samples of the patients will be sent to Chattogram for test to know if they are affected with novel coronavirus, Mainul Islam added.