Nilphamari doctor found coronavirus positive in IEDCR test: Civil Surgeon
Publish- April 07, 2020, 09:31 PM
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A physician of Kishoreganj upazila in Nilphamari was found coronavirus positive in IEDCR test on Tuesday.
Civil Surgeon of the district Ranjit Kumar Barman said Dr Anik Ahsan, medical officer of Kishoreganj Upazila Health Complex, fell ill after travelling to Dhaka for official work on March 25.
“He has been suffering from fever and cough for the last several days,” the civil surgeon said, adding that they sent his samples to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka where he was found positive for coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the upazla hospital has been put under lockdown following the detection of the coronavirus case involving the physician, he said.