BSS-36 4 die, 119 more test positive for Covid-19 in Ctg





4 die, 119 more test positive for Covid-19 in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, May 31, 2021 (BSS) – A total of four people died and 119 more people were tested positive for Covid-19 in Chattogram district in the last 24 hours. The infection rate is 16.55 percent.

The infection rate reached to 53,370 at nine COVID-19 laboratories in the district till Sunday evening.

The daily new infection figure shows a slight reduced compared to the previous day’s figure of 82, but the recovery rate declining continuously in the district in recent weeks,” Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chatogram told BSS today.
Among the infected patients 82 are from Chattogram city and 33 from different upazilas of the district.

The health expert of Chattogram urged city dwellers again and again to strictly follow health rules and use masks due to continuous increasing corona infections here.

With four death on Sunday, the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Chattogram reached 618, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, said.

“Among the reported fatalities, 443 were the residents of the port city and the rest 175 were from different upazilas of the district,” he said.

Among the total 53,370 coronavirus infected people, 42,517 are the residents of the port city and the rest 10,852 are the inhabitants of different upazilas of the district, he continued.

“The number of cured patients from the lethal virus infection has reached 40,387 in the Chattogram district with the recovery of 251 more patients on Sunday,” the health official said, adding that the percentage of recovery rate stands at 75.77.

A total of 5,743 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at designated hospitals here, he mentioned.