Staff Reporter | Update: 2020-04-07 09:23:56
Novel coronavirus has not been identified in a sample examination of two persons, including a freedom fighter, who died of respiratory illness in Chittagong.
Chittagong civil surgeon said Monday night. Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said the results of both of their sample tests at BITID were 'negative'. They were - freedom fighter Alim Ullah(71), a resident of Sitakunda area of Chittagong. The other is a 24 years old youth.
Alam Ullah died at Chittagong General Hospital for treatment of coronavirus in Chittagong on Monday afternoon and the young man died at Chittagong Medical College Hospital the previous night, doctors said. The freedom fighter was admitted to the General Hospital's isolation ward on Sunday night with fever and shortness of breath. He died at around 9am on Monday.
Chittagong's Anwara Upazila resident said that the young man was admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital on Sunday evening with pneumonia and shortness of breath. Aftabul Islam. He later died on Sunday night. District Civil Surgeon Fazle Rabbi said no new Covid-19 patient was found in Chittagong in the last 24 hours.
He said in the evening, the report of the Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Disease (BITID) in Fouzdarhat, the report of 18 the people came 'negative'. A total of 162 people have been tested in Chittagong, including 18 in the last 24 hours. All but two of them report 'negative'.
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