December 4, 2023, 7:53 pm
CHT Journal Desk: A 55-year-old man died with novel coronavirus symptoms at Rangamati General Hospital’s ‘Isolation Unit’ early hour on Monday.
The man from Rupnagar slum in the district town was admitted at general ward (male) at Rangamati General Hospital with fever, cold, coughing and respiratory problems few days ago. On suspicion of coronavirus infection, the man was taken to isolation unit of Covid-19 by the physicians.
“We have collected swab sample of the deceased and sent it to Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID) in Chattogram for Covid-19 test,” said Bipas Khisa, Rangamati district civil surgeon.
Dead body will be buried in accordance with the rules of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) upon receiving of report, said Dr. Mostafa Kamal, designated officer for Covid-19 in the civil surgeon office.
All, who came in contact with the deceased, have been placed in home quarantine, said Bipas Khisa. (Copy paste is strictly prohibited and will be considered as violation of copyright act).