Two more test positive for coronavirus in Keraniganj

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9th April, 2020 08:35:39 printer

Two more test positive for coronavirus in Keraniganj

Two people were diagnosed with coronavirus in Shuvadda and Kunda of Dhaka’s Keraniganj upazila on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the area to 10.

Mir Mubarak Hossain, the upazila health officer, said one of the patients is aged 26 while the other is 39.

Samples of 32 people have so far been tested here. Besides, 19 more samples were collected on Thursday, he added.

Quazi Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Model Police Station, said six unions, including Shuvadda and Kunda, have already been under complete lockdown to contain further transmission of the virus.

Bangladesh has so far confirmed 330 coronavirus cases and 21 deaths. Of these, 112 cases and a death were reported on Thursday.


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