Local administration has put nine houses under lockdown in Municipality area of Lalmohan upazila on Tuesday to prevent the transmission of coronavirus or COVID-19.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) said Nazim, son of Manu Mia, recently fled a house in Narayanganj where a person died from coronavirus.
Nazim used to work in the house in Narayanganj where some others were also infected with the virus, he said.
After his return, Nazim’s house and eight other adjoining houses at Kalagazi were put under lockdown to prevent the spread of infection, theUNO said.
Two Ansar members were deployed in the area , he added.
Meanwhile, the death toll from coronavirus rose to 17 in Bangladesh as the country confirmed five more deaths on Tuesday.