An SSC examinee who had been suffering from cold, cough and fever for the last four days died in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur on Tuesday.
According to HM Jahirul Islam, the upazila health and family planning officer, the 17-year-old boy died after he began to cough up blood and also bled from the nose this noon. He had been suffering from fever, cold and cough for the last four days,Jahirul said they have collected necessary samples from the body for a test and had already contacted the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in this regard.
"Further steps will be taken after getting instructions from the IEDCR," he informed journalist.
Following the death, the upazila administration has isolated five families related to the boy and the entire village has been brought under lockdown, said Md Nazmul Alam, the upazila nirbahi officer, says media report.