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One dies, nine more test positive for coronavirus in Bhola

 Bhola Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:58 PM, 28 May 2020   Updated: 05:31 PM, 28 May 2020

One dies, nine more test positive for coronavirus in Bhola

One dies, nine more test positive for coronavirus in Bhola

A 50-year-old man who died from coronavirus-like symptoms while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Bhola's Lalmohan upazila has been identified as Covid-19 patient. 

The deceased was a resident of Hariganj in Charbhuta UP. He died on Sunday while he was admitted to Lalmohan Upazila Health Complex with coronavirus-like symptoms last Friday. His sample was collected and sent to Dhaka for the test, his report came positive on Wednesday night.

Several nurses and staff including three doctors at the Lalmohan Health Complex have been instructed to stay in isolation as they came in contact with the deceased.

Lalmohan Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr. Mizanur Rahman confirmed that matter. 

On the other hand, 9 more people including a health worker in Borhanuddin have been identified as coronavirus patients in the district. Of these, five are from Sadar upazila, two from Borhanuddin and two from Lalmohan. With this, the total number of infected in the district stands at 33.

Civil Surgeon Ratan Kumar Dhali said that all the victims would be kept in isolation and the houses would be brought under lockdown. 

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