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21 incl mother-daughter infected with coronavirus in Faridpur

 Faridpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:36 PM, 24 May 2020  

Faridpur Medical College

Faridpur Medical College

Another 21 people including mother-daughter, father-son have been infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Faridpur, taking the total number of cases in the district to 144. 

This was informed from Faridpur Medical College (FMC) on Sunday afternoon.

According to the FMC lab, 16 of the 21 new victims are men and five are women. They are from Faridpur Sadar, Bhanga, Boalmari and Alfadanga upazilas.

Bhanga Upazila Health Officer Mohsin Uddin Fakir said nine people were infected with the coronavirus in the upazila in 24 hours. Besides, one person gave samples at Rajoir Health Complex in Madaripur. He also tested positive.

Faridpur SP Alimuzzaman said the houses of 21 newly affected people in Faridpur district have been locked down. The victims are being treated at home. They will be transferred to a coronavirus dedicated hospital if needed.