• Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022
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8 more die with Covid-19 symptoms

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Health authorities collected samples from the deceased and sent them to the nearest Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) labs  

Eight people with symptoms similar to those of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) died in seven districts, with six of them dying on Thursday and one on Friday. 

Subsequently, health authorities collected samples from the deceased and sent them to the nearest Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) labs to be tested for coronavirus. 

In Jessore, a pregnant woman, suffering from cough, cold and fever, died on early Friday while undergoing treatment at the isolation unit of Jessore General Hospital, said Residential Medical Officer (RMO) Dr Arif.

In Chandpur, a 14-year-old girl and an elderly woman, suffering from fever died at the isolation unit of Chandpur General Hospital on Thursday, confirmed Dr Suja-ud-Daula, resident medical officer at the hospital.

In Mymensingh, a woman died while undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of SK Hospital in the city on Thursday, said Mymensingh Civil Surgeon Dr ABM Mashiul Alam.

In Rajbari, a 50-year-old sex worker, suffering from cough, cold and fever died at Daulatdia brothel in Goalanda upazila on Thursday, said Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Asif Mahmud.

In Sylhet, A 50-year-old man suffering from cold and fever died at Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in the city on Thursday, said Resident Medical Officer Dr Sushanta Kumar, 

In Chittagong, a five-year-old child suffering from fever died in Madambibirhat area of Sitankunda upazila on Thursday, said Upazila Health Complex Officer Dr Nur Uddin.

In Chuadanga, a 44-year-old woman died of Covid-19-like symptoms at her in-law's house in Jibannagar upazila on Thursday, confirmed Jibannagar OC Saiful Islam said, quoting her family members.