Saudi returnee’s house locked down in Kushtia after son develops corona symptoms


Staff Reporter:

The house of a Saudi returnee was locked down in Kalisangpur area of the district town on Thursday after his  7-month son was hospitalized with corona symptoms.

The  minor boy was kept in Isolation ward of 250-bed Kushtia General Hospital with fever and cold.

Doctor Taposh Kumar Sarker, resident medical officer of the hospital, said  hiding information that there was an overseas returnee in the family, the minor boy  was admitted to the hospital on March 23.

As the condition deteriorated today (Thursday), the family members informed the doctor that the boy’s father Towhidul Islam returned from Singapore on March 9.

Later, the baby was shifted to the Isolation Ward.

On information, district administration locked down the house, ssaid sadar upazila nirbahi officer Jubayer Hossain Chowdhury.

He also hanged  a red flag on the house for  identification.

The UNO said that all the family members have been asked to strictly follow the home quarantine rules.unb


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