An elderly man and his wife died from fever and cold at Chitra Lekha intersection in Chandpur district town on Tuesday, UNB reports.

The man died after 10 hours of his wife’s death with the similar symptoms.

The deceased were identified as Mujibur Rahman Patwari, 86 and his wife Rabeya Begum,73 .

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Sajeda Begum Polin, health and family planning officer of Sadar upazila Health Complex, said the couple had been suffering from fever, cold and cough for the last several days.

Rabeya Begum died on Monday evening while Mujibur Rahman died early morning on Tuesday.

A medical team collected the samples from the deceased for lab testing.

Besides, one son and grandchild of the couple were tested positive for coronavirus, said physician Sajeda.