Another India returnee dies while in Jashore quarantine

Our Correspondent

18 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

JASHORE: Another Bangladeshi who returned from India died in institutional quarantine in the district town on Sunday afternoon.

Bimal Chandra Dey, 58, a resident of Shariatpur upazila died around 5:00 pm at Jashore Chest Disease Hospital.

Civil Surgeon Sheikh Abu Shaheen said Bimal went to India for lung cancer treatment with his son and daughter-in-law.

They returned through Benapole on May 8 and have been staying at the hotel in quarantine.

Bimal was taken to the hospital around 5:00 pm as his condition started deteriorating, said the Civil Surgeon.

“He and his family members tested negative in an antigen test. Their samples were collected for the RT-PCR test,” he said.

The body was taken to Shariatpur with the help of police, Civil Surgeon Shaheen said.

On May 13, Ambia Khatun, 34, a Covid-19 positive India returnee suffering from kidney diseases died in Jashore during institutional quarantine.