A man with coronavirus symptoms died at Dokhin Palashikura village under Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur on Sunday night.
He was suffering from fever and breathing problem for last three days, family sources said.Being informed, local administration brought some houses adjacent to the deceased residence under lockdown.
Confirming the news, civil surgeon of the district Dr AKM Anwarul Rauf said: “We have contacted with IEDCR for corona test of the deceased. He will be buried after collecting blood sample from the body.”
Bangladesh has so far confirmed 48 cases and five coronavirus deaths. No new case was reported in the last 48 hours, the government said Sunday.