Publish: 11 Jun 2021, 12:36 pm
Covid positivity rate in Natore Sadar and municipality are remained static at 62% in the last 24 hours until Friday morning.
The overall infection rate in the district stood at 53% during the period as 82 people came out of Covid positive in 154 sample tests, according to health officials.
Meanwhile, hospitals in the district are facing space constraints as the number of patients is increasing alarmingly.
Assistant director of Natore Sadar Hospital Paritosh Kumar Ray said the hospital’s coronavirus ward with 31 beds has been extended to yellow zone to treat 39 patients.
Meanwhile, on the third day of lockdown in the district to stem the virus spread, local administration is maintaining a strict position installing police check posts in the town’s 12 points to limit movements.
Bangladesh on Thursday registered 36 more coronavirus-related deaths and 2,537 fresh cases in 24 hours, with the Covid situation worsening post the detection of the Delta variant in different parts of the country.
Although district administrations have imposed restrictions in most of the frontier districts to bring the situation under control, the infection and death rates are on the rise.
With the new cases, the total caseload rose to 8,17,819, said the Directorate General of Health Services.