81 people have so far been diagnosed with coronavirus in the district so far, said the civil surgeon's office
Gopalganj has seen the first death from coronavirus when a man died of the disease on Saturday night.
The 42 year old victim, who was an operation theatre assistant at a clinic in the district town, succumbed to Covid-19 at the isolation unit of 250-bed General Hospital around 8:15pm, Civil Surgeon Dr Neaz Mohammad.
The man showed coronavirus symptoms one week ago. His sample was tested on May 13 and the result came out positive the following day.
Dr Neaz Mohammad said 81 people have so far been diagnosed with coronavirus in the district.
Of them, 41 have returned home after recovery.