Recovery rate of COVID patients stands at 83.07pc in Sylhet

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SYLHET, Oct 1, 2020 (BSS) – The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in Sylhet stands at 83.07 percent on Thursday, while 17 fresh cases took the tally of positive cases to 12,670 in the division.

A total of 75 people have recovered from the contagion disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries in the division to 10,526.

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

The total number of deaths now stands at 218 in the division, said Dr Sultana.

Of the newly detected COVID-19 patients, five are from Sylhet, two from Habiganj, three from Moulvibazar and seven are from Sunamganj district.

“Of the total COVID-19 patients in the division, 6,870 are in Sylhet, 2,345 in Sunamganj, 1,753 in Habiganj and 1,702 are in Moulvibazar districts,” Dr. Sultana added.