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Five of a family among 6 contract coronavirus in Mirzapur

Five of a family among 6 contract coronavirus in Mirzapur

Five members of a family among six more people contracted coronavirus in Tangail's Mirzapur upazila on Tuesday, raising the number of the virus cases in the upazila to 29. 

The infected five family members are the residents of Kadma village while the rest one of Uarshi union under the upazila. 

The upazila health and family planning officer Dr Maksuda Khanam confirmed the matter Tuesday afternoon.

A medical team of the upazila health department collected samples from them after their return from Dhaka and Gazipur district, and sent those to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka for test, Dr Maksuda said.

The reports of 35 people which came on Monday found six positive for the virus while others negative, she added. 





Meanwhile, Mirzapur UNO Md Abdul Malek said the infected persons were kept under isolation at their respective homes. 

However, the upazila administration put their and nearby 10 nearby houses under lockdown, he added.

MS/MUS

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