In Netrokona, a man aged between 50 to 55 died with coronavirus symptoms at his house in Khaliajuri upazila on Saturday morning
Three people died from symptoms similar to that of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Natore, Netrokona, and Bogra on Saturday.
In Natore, a 55-year-old man, suffering from fever, cough, and cold, died in Sadar upazila around 3:30 am, reports our correspondent Kamal Mridha.
Sadar upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Mahbub said: "The health authorities have collected samples from the deceased and sent it to Rajshahi to test for Covid-19."
In Netrokona, a man aged around 50-55 died from fever and respiratory problems at his house in Khaliajuri upazila.
The man returned to the upazila from Dhaka four to five days ago, reports our correspondent Hanif Ullah Akash.
Khaliajuri Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) AHM Ariful Islam said: "We have collected samples as he bore coronavirus symptoms. The house of the deceased was also put on lockdown."
In Bogra, a 70-year-old man died with coronavirus symptoms in Dakshinpara area of Sadar upazila, reports our correspondent Nazmul Huda Nasim.
Local administration will keep his house under lockdown until his samples are tested for coronavirus infection, confirmed Deputy Civil Surgeon Md Mostafizur Rahman.
Dr Shamir Hossain, Sadar upazila health and family planning officer, said: “The man undoubtedly died of respiratory problems at such an old age. But still his samples were sent for test so that we can be confirmed that he had not infected with coronavirus.”
The deceased had been living in a rented house in the city and was ill for 10 to 12 days.
Covid-19 infected at least 70 people and killed eight in Bangladesh as of Saturday, according to health authorities.