2020-03-23 01:22:47 BdST

Delta Hospital doctor tests positive with coronavirus


A Delta Medical College and Hospital's doctor, who treated the coronavirus patient of Tolarbag, has tested positive with the virus today.

The 30-year-old doctor was emergency medical officer of the hospital. 
Confirming the matter to media, Bangladesh Doctors' Foundation's Chief Administrator Dr Nirupom Das said, "The report of his virus infection arrived today. His family is in home quarantine at their residence in Basabo area in the capital. The doctor is being treated at Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital. He is suffering from breathing issues."

Earlier, four doctors, 12 nurses and three other supporting staff of the medical college were sent to home quarantine as they treated a coronavirus patient, who died at the hospital on March 20.

Bangladesh reported first death from coronavirus on March 18 and second death on March 21. The number of infected patients stood at 27 as of today.

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