107 more tested positive for COVID-19 in Ctg


CHATTOGRAM, Sept 3, 2020 (BSS) – A total of 107 persons were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 1,188 samples at six COVID-19 laboratories in the district.

With today’s one death, the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) death in the district reached 277.

Among the newly detected patients, 77 are from Chattogram city and 30 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The total number of infected patients now stands at 17,300 in district, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS today.

Among the total 17,300 coronavirus infected persons, 12,328 are the residents of the port city and the rest 4,977 are residents of different upazilas of the district.

The total number of recovered patients from coronavirus rose to 4,759 with the healing of 137 more people in the last 24 hours.

“The healed patients were discharged from different home isolations and Dedicated Corona Isolation Hospitals of the district as two consecutive real-time PCR tests were found negative,” Dr Fazle Rabbi said.