সোমবার, ২৭ মার্চ ২০২৩, ০২:২৫ অপরাহ্ন
P.M. Serajul Islam, Kushtia correspondent:
The banker, a 35-year old man, returned to his Aruapara resident in Kushtia town from Madaripur with fever on April 15 — his sample was collected on April 18 and sent to the IEDCR for testing. His name is Mahabub Ahmed Chappol.
A 60-year-old man, a resident of Gotria village in Kumarkhali upazila, was suffering from bronchitis and fever. His name is Mr. Akkas Ali.
His samples were collected and sent to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on April 18, said the doctor.
Besides, Kazi Ataur Rahman (35), assistant sub-inspector in police department returned to his native village at Osmanpur in Khoksa Upazila from Dhaka with virus.
Today, the test reports of the two people came back positive, Dr Taposh said.
Decisions on their treatment will be taken after assessing their physical condition, the doctor added.
SM Tanvir Arafath, a superintendent of Kushtia police, said both the patients were kept in home quarantine after samples were collected from them.
Aslam Hossain, deputy commissioner (DC) of Kushtia said at least 10 adjacent houses of each patient have been locked down.