COVID-19 patient dies at home hours after fleeing hospital

Sunday, 25 July 2021

A female COVID-19 patient died at her home Sunday noon hours after she fled a hospital in Bagerhat.

The deceased was identified as Nithi Begum, 25, a housewife from Borobari village of district's Chitalmari Upazila, reports UNB.

A health official said Nithi left Bagerhat Upazila Health Complex’s COVID-19 ward around 8:00 am without informing anyone and later she breathed her last around 12:00 pm in her own home.

Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Mamun Hasan said Nithi was admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms Saturday.

“The woman had tested positive for COVID-19,” he said

“After getting information about her death at her home we have sent a team of Islamic Foundation for her burial,” he added.