19 September 2020

Woman with coronavirus symptoms dies in Rajshahi

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A woman showing symptoms of coronavirus, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital early Wednesday.

Abu Hena Mostafa, in-charge of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital, said the 46-year-old was hospitalised on March 20 with fever, cold related issue and breathing problem, UNB reports.

As her condition deteriorated, she was shifted to ICU on March 22 where she died around 12:45am.

Dr Saiful Ferdous, deputy director of the hospital, said they contacted the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR). But the woman died before samples could be collected..

Bangladesh has so far reported five deaths from coronavirus. Besides, the total number of infected people in the country is now 27 and seven people have recovered. So far, 794 people have been tested.

Meanwhile, the global death toll from COVID-19 reached 18,895 on Wednesday.

The virus, first reported in China, has so far infected 422,629 people around the world, according to worldometer.


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