Five people suffering from cold, fever and respiratory problems died in Sirajganj, Satkhira, Keraniganj and Manikganj districts on Monday.
In Sirajganj, a man with coronavirus symptoms died undergoing treatment in the hospital early Monday, said Sadar Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Jahidul Islam.
The deceased was identified as Fanindranath Thakur, 51, of Bagbati village in Sadar upazila.
In Satkhira, two people including an elderly woman suffering from cold and fever died at Satkhira Medical College Hospital.
They were identified as Selina Begum, 56, wife of Ismail Hossain of Debhata upazila and Ayub Ali, 70, of Roispur village in Sadar upazila.
Hospital Director Dr Rafikul Islam said Selina was admitted to the isolation ward of the hospital on May 23 and died in the afternoon.
Ayub Ali was admitted on May 22 and he also died early Monday, he said. The samples of the duo were collected for coronavirus test, Dr Rafikul said.
In Keraniganj, a patient admitted to isolation ward of Nababganj Health Complex died in the afternoon, said Dr Hargobinda Sarkar, Medical Officer of Upazila Health Complex.
He was also suffering from Kidney problems and diabetes, he said.
His samples were collected for COVID-19 test, Dr said.
In Manikganj, another patient of Isolation Ward of Sadar Hospital died, said Hospital director Dr Arshad Ullah.
A total of 16 people were found positive of coronavirus in last 24 hours, he said.
Meanwhile, recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases on Monday when the health authorities reported 1,975 cases, detected within the last 24 hours. The number of confirmed cases now stands at 35,585.
“During the period, 21 more people died from coronavirus, taking the local death tally to 501,” according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).