Another coronavirus patient has been detected in Narsingdi's Palashtali village of Raipur upazila on Tuesday night. The areas beside the patient's house have been brought under lockdown.
Narsingdi's Civil Surgeon Dr Md Ibrahim Titon confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
The 39-year-old patient used to work in a medicine factory at Narayanganj. He had been suffering from fever, cold and cough.
He came to Raipur on April 4. His sample was sent to IEDCR by the local health department as he started showing symptoms. His result came positive at Tuesday on 11 pm.
The health department started preparation of taking him to isolation as soon as the result came. His family members have been taken to home quarantine.
The district administration has shut down all kind of communication to Gazipur, Narayanganj and Kishoreganj with this affected district. Chekcposts will be set up in areas having borders. But emergency service will be out of it.
Earlier another patient was detected with coronavirus in Palash upazila. With this, the number of patient rises to two in Narsingdi.