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10 houses in Bogura under lockdown after death of a man

| Updated: March 30, 2020 18:24:49

10 houses in Bogura under lockdown after death of a man

Local administration has put ten houses under lockdown after the death of a 50-year old man from breathing complications on Saturday morning in Daridaha village in Shibganj upazila of Bogura district

Shibganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Alamgir Kabir said ten houses were kept under lockdown in the area after the death of the man, Masud Rana of Kahalu upazila, on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

Mostafizur Rahman Tuhin, deputy civil surgeon, Bogura, said they have contacted Prof Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

“Prof Flora told us to send sample of the deceased to Dhaka and complete the funeral after rapping his body with personal protection equipment,” said Tuhin adding that a group of physicians have been sent to the area.

Locals said the deceased used to do business in Dhaka and went to his wife’s rented house in Daridah area in Shibganj upazila on March 24 when he was suffering from fever, cough and throat ache.

They also said that Masud’s condiiton worsened on Friday night and he died around 8am on Saturday morning.

Bangladesh on Saturday reported no new coronavirus case or death from the disease in the last 24 hours.

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