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.