Local administration has put a house under lockdown after the death of a local leader of Awami League from breathing complications in Gopalpur upazila of Tangail.
The deceased was known as Jahangir Alam Khan, 55. He was a member of district parishad also local Awami League leader.
Gopalpur upazila health and family planning officer Alim Al Razi said, the victim was suffering from heart disease and breathing difficulties. He had also symptoms of coronavirus. He was taken to hospital as his condition worsened on Monday noon. But he died on the way to the hospital.
Gopalpur police station Officer-in-Charge Mustafizur Rahman said, samples have been sent to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).