BSS-29 COVID-19 recovery rate in Sylhet stands at 55.59pc





COVID-19 recovery rate in Sylhet stands at 55.59pc

SYLHET, Aug 21, 2020 (BSS) – The total number of recovered patients from coronavirus stands at 5,508 with the healing of 352 more people in the last 24 hours, out of 9,844 infected persons, in the division till this morning.

The percentage of recovery rate stands at 55.59 in the division. Among the total 5,508 recoveries, 2,330 are in Sylhet, 1,446 in Sunamganj, 930 in Habiganj and 802 in Moulvibazar districts.

“The healed patients were discharged from different home isolations and dedicated corona isolation hospitals of four districts,” said Dr. Sultana Razia, director of Sylhet regional health division.

Besides, the number of coronavirus positive (COVID-19) cases rose to 9,844 in the division as 132 more new patients were reported positive and four were died in the last 24 hours.

Of the newly detected COVID-19 patients, 70 are in Sylhet, 46 in Habiganj, 22 in Moulvibazar and 10 in Sunamganj districts in the division.

“Among the total 9,844 COVID-19 patients, 5,233 are in Sylhet, 1,873 in Sunamganj, 1,425 in Habiganj, 1,313 in Moulvibazar districts” Dr. Sultana said.

Among the total infected persons, 148 are undergoing treatment at isolation units of different hospitals and 175 died in the division.

Of the total death, 125 are in Sylhet, 20 in Sunamganj, 11 in Habiganj and 19 in Moulvibazar districts.