Boy dies with Covid-19 symptoms in Savar

Published : 12 Apr 2020 09:03 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 10:46 PM

A boy aged around 13 years old died with symptoms similar to Coronavirus (Covid-19) at his house in Chayabithi area of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday. Dr. Sayemul Huda, Health and family planning officer of Savar confirmed the matter to The Bangladesh Post.

He said, "The boy died with symptoms that are similar to COVID-19. We have collected blood samples of the dead body and locked down the house in cooperation with local administration."

"The volunteers team of Savar health complex buried the body by following the directed procedure of the World Health Organization (WHO).  It will be known if he was infected after receiving the test result.", Sayemul huda added.