3 more corona patients have been identified in Naikhongchhari of Bandarban. All the three identified have been in contact with those women, who was identified on April 28. With this, the total number of corona patients in the upazila has gone up to 5.
Naikhongchhari Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Abu Jafar Mohammad Selim confirmed the matter on Thursday afternoon.
He said the three of them tested positive for corona in a report released on Thursday after collecting samples from them on Wednesday and sending them to the lab at Cox’s Bazar Medical College Hospital.
Among the three identified are previous patient’s two children and her husband’s sister.
The first identified patient has already recovered and returned home. Besides, the second patient is on isolation of Naikhongchhari Hospital. The 3 newly identified people will be brought to Naikhongchhari Health Complex from the lockdown.
Civil Surgeon of Bandarban district, Dr. Angsui Pru Marma said that, corona detected in three new bodies in Naikhongchhari. As a result, the number of corona patients in the district increased to 8. Among them, 2 are undergoing treatment at Sadar Hospital in Thanchi, 1 at Lama Health Complex and 1 at Naikhongchhari.