A woman died at her home Sunday noon four hours after she fled a upazila health complex where she was under treatment for Covid-19.
The deceased was identified as Nithi Begum, 25, a housewife from Borobari village of district's Chitalmari upazila.
A health official said Nithi left Bagerhat Upazila Health Complex’s Covid-19 ward around 8 am without informing anyone and later she breathed her last around 12pm in her own home.
Upazila health and family planning officer Dr Mamun Hasan said Nithi was admitted to the hospital with Covid symptoms Saturday.
She was being treated for Covid and provided oxygen as her samples came out positive for Covid-19 and she was having breathing issues, he said.
Informed of her death at her home we have sent a team of Islamic Foundation for her burial, he added.
Meanwhile, the district's health division reported two coronavirus related deaths in the district in the last 24 hours.
So far, 115 people died of Covid-19 in the district while 74 died with symptoms of it.
Civil Surgeon of the district KM Humayun Kabir said 115 people came out Covid positive during the 24 hours from 490 tested samples in Bagerhat.
So far, 5,558 people have contracted the virus in the district and of them 4,790 have recovered.