83 returnees sent to quarantine in 2 dists
At least 83 returnees sent to quarantine in two districts- Natore and Sirajganj, on Friday.
BAGATIPARA, NATORE: Five persons, who returned here from Dhaka and Manikganj recently, were sent to institutional quarantine in Bagatipara Upazila of the district to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer Priyanka Debi Pal put them in quarantine in separate rooms of Jamnagar High School here on Friday.
The quarantined persons are: Meraj Shah, 55, son of Bayen Shah, Meher Shah, 50, Jamshed Shah, 60, son of Robi Shah and Abdul Aziz Shah, 55, of Hapania Sajipara Village, and Abdul Majid, 50, son of Isar Uddin of Bajrapur Village in Jamnagar Union.
They all will be kept in quarantine there for next 14 days under the supervision of Jamnagar Union Parishad Chairman Abdul Kuddus.
UNO Priyangka Debi Pal confirmed the information adding that, the local administration will provide necessary food items to them and their families.
SIRAJGANJ: At least 78 people, who returned from Narayanganj recently, were sent to home quarantine in the district in last 24 hours, preventing the spread of coronavirus.
Sirajganj Civil Surgeon (CS) Dr Zahidul Islam confirmed the information.
He urged to the people of Sadar, Shahjadpur and Belkuchi upazilas to get more aware as most of the Narayanganj returnees were from these areas.
Apart from this two corona suspected patients are now kept in the isolation unit of the sadar hospital, the CS added.
Meanwhile, a total of 556 of 736 people were released from home quarantine after passing 14 days at their houses with no corona symptoms.
The CS also said blood samples of a total of 38 corona suspected people were sent to Dhaka and Rajshahi. Of these, 12 reports have come where no one is found infected by the virus. The rest reports will come out soon.
On the other hand, antivirus solution was sprayed here on behalf of the municipal authorities on Friday, with a view to preventing coronavirus.