China returnee student shifted to Kurmitola

Dhaka, Thursday   02 April 2020

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China returnee student shifted to Kurmitola

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:23 PM, 10 February 2020   Updated: 02:25 PM, 10 February 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The China returnee Bangladeshi student, who was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH), has been shifted to Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital.  

The information was confirmed by Narayan Chandra Sarkar, a medicine specialist at RMCH on Monday afternoon. 

He said, "The student was hospitalised on Sunday night and kept at the Corona Unit of the isolation ward of the hospital. All the symptoms of coronavirus were found in his body. He is being shifted to Kurmitola Hospital in the capital for better treatment." 

Humayun Kabir, a caretaker of the hospital's isolation department, said the student has been studying at the University of Yangzhou in China. He landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday morning. He went home after a medical checkup at the airport. Later, he had been showing some physical sickness and vomiting at night. He was later taken to the hospital at night. 

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