61 detected positive for COVID-19, one die in Ctg


CHATTOGRAM, Sept 5, 2020 (BSS) – A total of 61 people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 1037 samples in five COVID-19 laboratories in Chattogram district.

A total of 280 patients died till today by corona virus only in Chattogram district with today’s one death.

Among the newly detected patients, 50 are from Chattogram city and 11 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The total number of infected patients now stands at 17424 in Chattogram district, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS today.

Among the total 17424 coronavirus infected persons of them 12432 are the residents of the port city and the rest 4997 are residents of different upazilas of the district.

The total number of recovered patients from coronavirus rose to 4887 with the healing of 79 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,” he said

“The percentage of recovery rate stands at 28.04 percent in the district,” Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, added.