Five people, including a woman and a village doctor, died at the isolation unit of Chandpur General Hospital in last 24 hours since Tuesday night.
Resident medical officer Doctor Sujauddowla Rubel and on-duty doctor Mizanur Rahman said that village doctor Abu Taher Bhuiyan, 66, a resident of Paschim Bagdi village died around 12:30am, Abdur Razzak, 70, resident of Kalyandi village of Sadar upazila died around 2am while Lucky Begum of the same village died on Wednesday morning.
Earlier, Mojibur Rahman, 70, resident of Bolia village of Hajiganj upazila died around 8:30pm on Tuesday and Jahangir Alam, 60, of the same village around 8:30am today (Wednesday).
All of them were suffering from fever and cold related issues.
Their samples have been collected for coronavirus test, reports UNB.