The second China returnee student, who was brought to Dhaka from Rangpur suspecting coronavirus infection, has been tested negative for the virus.
Professor Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control & Research (IEDCR) confirmed the matter in a press brief on Tuesday.
"He is suffering from kidney disease and leg cramps, but not coronavirus. However, he will still be kept in quarantine for 14 days as he returned from China," said Flora.
"So far 56 patients have been tested negative in coronavirus test," she added.
She also said that everyone from upazila level to medical college are prepared to face any kind of situation and urged everyone to be careful and not to panic.
Earlier on Monday, a student, who had been admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital with early symptoms of coronavirus infection, had been transferred to the capital's Kurmitola General Hospital in critical condition.
Another China-returnee Bangladeshi student, who was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Saturday, had been declared free of coronavirus after further test by Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).