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A 70-year-old man, suffering from fever, cold and cough, died at Kamankhola in sadar upazila of Lakshmipur on Wednesday night, reports UNB.

The deceased had been suffering from fever and cold for the last two days. He had many other complications including high blood pressure, the news agency quoted Abdul Gaffar, the district civil surgeon as saying.

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The man fell sick around 8:00pm and died before he was taken to sadar upazila health complex, said the civil surgeon.

A medical team collected samples from the deceased for coronavirus test.

The local administration has put the house under lockdown.