BSS-37 COVID-19 cases reach 12,024 in Sylhet





COVID-19 cases reach 12,024 in Sylhet

SYLHET, Sept 15, 2020 (BSS) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rose to 12,024 in Sylhet division as 46 more new patients were reported positive and three people died in the last 24 hours.

Of the newly detected COVID-19 patients, 38 are in Sylhet and eight in Sunamganj districts, Sylhet regional Health Director Dr. Sultana Razia told BSS today.

“Among the total detected, 6,471 are in Sylhet, 2,259 in Sunamganj, 1,670 in Habiganj and 1,624 in Moulvibazar districts,” she added.

“The total number of recovered patients rose to 9,349 as 179 have recovered from the viral disease in the last 24 hours,” she added.

The percentage of recovery rate stands at 77.75 in the division. Among the total recoveries, 4,830 are in Sylhet, 1,928 in Sunamganj, 1,211 in Habiganj and 1,380 in Moulvibazar districts.

A total of 207 people have died in the division.

Of them, 150 are in Sylhet, 22 in Sunamganj, 14 in Habiganj and 21 in Moulvibazar districts.