Elderly couple die of fever, cold in Chandpur

A man died from fever and cold at Chitra Lekha intersection in Chandpur district town on Tuesday, 10 hours after the death of his wife with the same symptoms.


The deceased were identified as Mujibur Rahman Patwari, 86 and his wife Rabeya Begum,73 .


Dr Sajeda Begum Polin, health and family planning officer of Sadar upazila Health Complex, said the couple had been suffering from fever, cold and cough for the last several days.


Rabeya Begum died on Monday evening while Mujibur Rahman died early in this Tuesday morning.


A medical team collected the samples from the deceased for lab testing.


Besides, one son and grandchild of the couple were tested positive for coronavirus, said Dr Sajeda.


Source: United News of Bangladesh