SSC examinee dies with flu-like symptoms in Pirojpur
An SSC examinee who had been suffering from cold, cough and fever for the last four days died in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur today.
The 17-year-old boy died after he began to cough up blood and also bled from the nose this noon. He had been suffering from fever, cold and cough for the last four days, said HM Jahirul Islam, the upazila health and family planning officer.
Jahirul said they have collected necessary samples from the body for a test and had already contacted the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in this regard.
"We will take further steps after getting instructions from the IEDCR," he told our Pirojpur correspondent.
Following the death, the upazila administration has isolated five families related to the boy, said Md Nazmul Alam, the upazila nirbahi officer.
Local union parishad and upazila administration will provide food to the isolated families, he said, adding that the measures will be lifted if the body tests negative for coronavirus.