The deceased woman was admitted to the hospital on Saturday with Covid-19 symptoms
A woman died at her home on Sunday, four hours after she fled an upazila health complex where she was under treatment for Covid-19.
The deceased was identified as Nithi Begum, 25, a housewife from Borobari village of Chitalmari upazila in Bagerhat district.
A healthcare official said Nithi left Bagerhat Upazila Health Complex’s Covid-19 ward around 8am on Sunday without informing anyone and later she breathed her last around 12pm in her own home.
Dr Mamun Hasan, upazila health and family planning officer, said the woman was admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 symptoms on Saturday and was provided oxygen as she came out positive for Covid-19 with breathing issues.
"Upon receiving the news of her death, we have sent a team of Islamic Foundation for her burial," he added.
Meanwhile, the district's Health Division reported two Covid-19 related deaths in Bagerhat in the last 24 hours.
So far, 115 people have died of Covid-19 in Bagerhat while 74 died with symptoms of it.
As many as 115 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours from 490 tested samples, said KM Humayun Kabir, civil surgeon of Bagerhat.
A total of 5,558 people have contracted the coronavirus in the district and of them, 4,790 have recovered.