Two people suffering from cold and fever died in Keraniganj and Nawabganj upazilas of Dhaka district on Monday.
The deceaed were identified as Pannu Mia, 58 and Foysal, 40.Pannu Mia, 58, a rickshaw puller, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka died around 12 am, said Health and Family Planning officer of Nawabganj Upazila Health Complex Dr Mohammad Shahidul Islam.
Pannu Mia with cough, fever and respiratory problem went to Nawabganj Upazila Health Complex on Monday afternoon, said Dr Shahidul. Later, he was sent to the ICU unit as his condition deteriorated.
As Pannu’s condition deteriorated further, he was sent to Kuwait Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital in city’s Uttara where he died around 12 am.
Besides, three people, including an elderly man aged about 85, have been kept at the isolation unit of Nababganj Upazila Health Complex , said Dr Shahidul.
Besides, Foysal Ahmed, 40, son of Nasir Uddin of Mandail ,had been suffering from fever and cold for the last 20 days.
Family of Foysal said they took him to different hospitals in Dhaka but failed to admit him to any hospital.Later, he died in the evening.
Kazi Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police station, said they have heard about the death of Foysal.