A youth died with coronavirus symptoms at a building in Chowmuhani town of Noakhali on Thursday night.
The youth, aged around 23, breathed his last at his residence last night, said Harunur Rashid, officer-in-charge of Begumganj Model Police Station.Later, local administration quarantined the building immediately after the incident.
“The youth, who was working as an assistant of a doctor, was suffering from fever for a week. But on Thursday night, he vomited several times. Later, his relatives have taken him to Noakhali General Hospital where duty doctor declared him dead,” the OC said.
However, Syaed Mohiudding Abdul Ajim, residential medical officer of Noakhali General Hospital said the youth might have died from cardiac arrest.
Dr Asim Kumar Das, Begumganj Upazila Health officer, said the blood sample of the deceased has been sent to IEDCR for coronavirus test.