3 doctors among 18 in Chattogram quarantine

Three doctors and 15 staffers including nurses and ward boys of a private hospital in Chattogram have been sent for home quarantine as they came into contact with a coronavirus patient there, said Chattogram Civil Surgeon Sheikh Fazle Rabbi.

He said the doctors and other staffs of the hospital handled a patient who later tested positive for coronavirus.

The IEDCR advised them to send all of them to home quarantine, he added.

Bangladesh on Saturday reported two more deaths in the last 24 hours pushing the death toll to 8 and nine new cases of coronavirus, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 70.