Three passengers, who returned from Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, have been taken to the capital's Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital with high fever.
"All of them were found having high body temperature after initial screening at the airport. Later, they were rushed to the Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital," Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Director AHM Touhid-ul Ahsan said in a press briefing today.
"Two expatriates have arrived from Saudi Arabia and one from Malaysia," 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 17.