229 more test COVID-19 positive in Ctg district

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CHATTOGRAM, May 29, 2020 (BSS) – A total of 229 more people were tested
positive for coronavirus in the four COVID-19 laboratories in Chattogram
district in last 24 hours, raising the total number of confirmed cases to
2,429.

Of the newly detected 229 COVID-19 patients, 185 are the residents of the
port city and the rest 44 are residents of different upazilas of the
district.

Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS that 36 new
COVID-19 patients were identified after testing 84 samples at BITID,
Chattogram in last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 42 new COVID-19 patients were identified at CVASU, Chattogram
after testing 106 samples, the civil surgeon said, adding that 139 more new
COVID-19 patients were identified at Chattogram Medical College Hospital
(CMCH) after testing 245 samples in last 24 hours.

On the other hand, 12 residents of Lohagara upazila were identified as
COVID-19 positive after testing 45 samples at Cox’s Bazar Medical College
Hospital in last 24 hours.

So far, 73 people died in Chattogram district due to COVID-19 and 197
persons were released from the hospital after recovery, the sources added.