An Italy-returnee elderly person died from fever and shortness of breath at a local hospital in Bhairab upazila of Kishoreganj on Sunday night.
He was suffering from various physical complications for last three-four days.
The patient was suffering from shortness of breath on Sunday night. Then he was taken to local a hospital. Later, he was referred to Doctor's Chamber Hospital and breathed his last at around 11pm there.
Civil Surgeon of Kishoreganj Dr Mujibur Rahman said, "It is not confirmed yet whether he died from coronavirus or not. A team from Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) reached there today morning and collected his blood sample.
The people of the 10-15 houses adjacent to the victim and doctors, nurses, and other staffs of the two hospitals are kept in home quarantine by the upazila administration, he added.