Man dies from corona symptoms in in-law’s house
Published : Friday, 3 April, 2020 at 11:23 AM Count : 221
A 35-year-old man died from cold, cough, respiratory problems in Kushtia Medical College Hospital early Friday.
The deceased, hailed from Bogura, went to visit his in-laws in Kola village of Meherpur district around six days ago.
The local administration has put the house on lockdown as a precautionary measure to prevent of the spread of novel coronavirus following the death of the man with symptoms of COVID-19, said Meherpur sadar upazila health and family planning officer Dr Alok Kumar Das, adding that he died from respiratory problems.
A process is underway to send the sample to Dhaka for test to know if he was affected with the deadly virus, he added.
Local sources said the deceased use to work in Bangladesh Navy. He was admitted to the hospital with cold, cough, and respiratory problems on Wednesday.