BSS-27 25 more reported Covid-19 positive in Rangpur division

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HEALTH-VIRUS-RANGPUR (with picture)

25 more reported Covid-19 positive in Rangpur division

RANGPUR, May 28, 2021 (BSS) – Twenty-five more people were diagnosed
with coronavirus positive today in Rangpur division where the
infection rate is showing a rising trend in recent weeks.

Health officials said the 25 new cases were reported after
diagnosing 188 samples at the daily infection rate of 13.30 percent in
the division.

All of the 25 new patients were reported today after diagnosing 188
samples at the Covid-19 Laboratory at Rangpur Medical College (RpMC)
in Rangpur city.

“The 25 new patients include 23 from Rangpur and one each from
Gaibandha and Dinajpur districts,” Principal of RpMC Professor Dr. AKM
Nurunnobi Lyzu told BSS this evening.

On the other hand, no test of samples was conducted today at the
other Covid-19 Laboratory at M Abdur Rahim Medical College (MARMC) in
Dinajpur of the division.

Talking to BSS, Focal Person of Covid-19 and Assistant Director
(Health) for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui said the total number of
Covid-19 patients in Rangpur division reached 18,845 as 25 new
positive cases were reported.

“The district-wise break up of 18,845 patients currently stands at
4,965 in Rangpur, 838 in Panchagarh, 1,573 in Nilphamari, 1,076 in
Lalmonirhat, 1,213 in Kurigram, 1,669 in Thakurgaon, 5,751 in Dinajpur
and 1,760 in Gaibandha of the division,” he said.

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