Man dies with corona symptoms in Laxmipur
Published : Thursday, 2 April, 2020 at 1:53 PM Count : 334
A man with coronavirus symptoms died in Sadar upazila of Laxmipur district on Wednesday night.
The deceased, aged about 70, was a resident of Pashchim Laxmipur village under Dalal Bazar union in the upazila.
However, the deceased's 11 family members have been asked to home-quarantine and the house were also put under lockdown.following the death.
Quoting family members, Laxmipur civil surgeon Dr Abdul Gaffar said the man had been suffering from fever and cough for last two days.
The family members took her to Laxmipur Sadar Hospital at night after he fell sick severely. But, he died on way to the hospital at about 8:00 pm.
Sample from the deceased was collected and will be sent to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka for test, the civil surgeon added.
Laxmipur Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Azizur Rahman Mia said the house was put under lockdown following the death.
Foods for the members will be provided from the outside with the help of the administration, he added.