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Two more infected with coronavirus in Jamalpur

 Jamalpur Correspondent

 Published: 09:17 PM, 9 April 2020  

Jamalpur Civil Surgeon Office

Jamalpur Civil Surgeon Office

Two more coronavirus patients have been detected in Bakshiganj and Melandah Upazila of Jamalpur, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 4 in the district.

On Thursday evening, the district civil surgeon Abu Sayeed Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman confirmed this.

He said one of the victims is a senior nurse at Bakshiganj Health Center, aged 55. Another is a 25-year old young man who came in contact with the first coronavirus patient at Bir Ghoshpara in Melandah.

Bakshiganj Upazila Health Officer Pratab Kumar Nandi said the nurse at the hospital was suffering from colds, fever, and shortness of breath for several days. Her samples were collected and sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital and tested positive for the virus on Thursday evening.