Seven passengers, who returned from different countries, have been taken to the capital's Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital with high fever.
"They were found having high body temperature after initial screening at the airport. Later they were rushed to the Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital," Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Director AHM Touhid-ul Ahsan said in a press briefing today.
"The expatriates arrived in Dhaka from different countries including Qatar, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Oman and Kuwait," he further added.
Bangladesh announced its first death from coronavirus infection on Wednesday. Four new patients were identified on Wednesday raising the total number of infected persons to 14.