17 members of a family have been infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) at Chawakbazar area in old Dhaka of the capital. But nobody died after being infected. The building in that the family is living and the adjacent areas have been locked down.
Officer in Charge of Chawakbazar police station Moudud Hawlader confirmed the information and said, two members of the joint family were infected earlier. Later, after undergoing tests at IEDCR more 15 members of the family were detected with coronavirus. Several adjacent buildings at the area were locked down.
Dhaka is the most affected region in the country following coronavirus outbreak. And old Dhaka is the most affected area in the capital.
Mentionable, IEDCR for the first time detected COVID-19 patient in the country on March 8, 2020 and after 10 days of detection the incident of first death occurred.