Husband and wife died of coronavirus symptoms in Chandpur town. Rabeya Begum(72) and her husband Mujibur Rahman Patwary died at their home in Chitralekha area of the city around 8 pm on Monday, May 18. One of their sons and grandson is affected by Corona.
Samples of the elderly couple were collected for corona test last Sunday, May 17 in the morning. However, their report has not come yet. For this reason, Rabeya Begum and Mujibur Rahman Patwari were buried on Monday night and Tuesday morning in a special arrangement at Ashikati village in Chandpur suburb.
“My mother died at her home in the Chitralekha area of the city on Monday night,” said Anwar Habib Kajal, assistant director (PR) at Daffodil International University, their son. Then at 3:30 pm I was buried at my village home in Hossainpur of Ashikati Union and came to the town house. An hour and a half later, my father died at around 5 am on Tuesday. My father Mujibur Rahman Patwari was a retired officer of the Public Works Department.
Chandpur Sadar Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer. Sajida Palin said Corona has already been identified in the bodies of the son and grandson of the two deceased. As two members of their family were infected with corona and they also had some symptoms, the husband and wife samples were collected on Sunday. Their report has not come yet.
He said that the deceased husband and wife have been buried as per the rules prescribed by the Ministry of Health. The police and health department have provided overall assistance in their burial.
Chandpur Correspondent, May 19,2020