Shamim Osman demands setting up a Corona test lab in Narayanganj

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow and evolve. The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 209 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. Bangladesh so far confirmed 21 deaths and 330 cases. Currently Narayanganj is in full lockdown

Meanwhile, Shamim Osman, the lawmaker from Narayanganj-4 constituency demanded setting up a laboratory in his area for testing Covid-19.

Alleging that people with corona symptoms are not getting any service from the health department of the city corporation, Shamim Osman said that many suspected corona patients are dying before getting the test results from Dhaka. Samples could not be collected even after continuous communication for 3-4 days over the phone through the city corporation.

He also said that cause of suspected patient’s death could not be confirmed due to the lack of tests. The risks of coronavirus transmission could be magnitude since the reasons behind suspect’s death was not identified.