20 More Die of Covid at Rajshahi Hospital

Desk Report

Published: 20 Jul 2021, 05:30 pm

File Photo: Collected

File Photo: Collected

Twenty more Covid patients have died at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.

Of the deceased, four were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining 16 exhibited symptoms of the virus, said hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani.

Eight of the deceased were from Rajshahi district, five from Natore, three from Kushtia, and two each from Chapainawabganj and Naogaon districts.

Some 349 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH between July 1 and 20.

Besides, 60 more new patients have been admitted to the hospital with Covid symptoms in the past 24 hours. Currently, 480 patients are undergoing treatment at the 454-bed hospital.

On Monday, 113 people emerged positive for coronavirus out of the 392 samples tested in two laboratories of Rajshahi.

With the fresh cases, the positivity rate currently stands at 22.97%, which was 18.59% a day before.

Source: UNB

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