A 22-year-old man died with Covid-19 symptoms in Dowarabazar upazila of Sunamganj yesterday night.
His swab sample was collected and sent for test at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital and his and neighbouring houses have been put under lockdown, Our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting Dr Delwar Hossain, upazila health officer.
Quoting his family members, the doctor said, "The young man used to work as a day labourer at a brick kiln in Sylhet and returned home at Boktarpur village some 15 days ago with illness."
He died at home suffering from fever, cough and breathing problem, the health official said.
Preparation for his burial, maintaining protocol, is under progress, he said.