At least five people died with what appeared to be coronavirus in three districts since Thursday night.
Three of them lived in different neighbourhoods of Madaripur town, officials said.
A 58-year-old man in Thantoli area died at his home around 7:00am yesterday with fever and breathing problems.
Another 65-year-old man died at his home around the same time in Horikumariya area with cold, persistent coughing and breathing difficulties.
The other deceased was a 50-year-old man of Rasti area. He died around 8:00pm on Thursday night while being treated at Madaripur Sadar Hospital with Covid-19 symptoms.
In Faridpur town, a 48-year-old school teacher of Durgabordi area died with fever and breathing problems while being treated at Faridpur Medical College Hospital around 2:30am yesterday.
In Moulvibazar’s Kulaura, a 70-year-old man died with fever and breathing problems at his home in Mansur village around 3:00am yesterday.
Officials said samples had been collected for tests in all the cases and the bodies were buried following guidelines.
Our Faridpur and Moulvibazar correspondents contributed to the report.