40,228 infected with Covid-19, 33,174 cured in Khulna division


KHULNA, June 14, 2021 (BSS) – With detection of 614 new positive cases in all 10 districts of the division, the total number of Covid-19 infected patients now hit 40,228 till this noon.

A total of 33,174 have been cured from the lethal virus infection and recovery rate now stands at 82.46 percent,” Assistant Director of Khulna Health Division Dr. Ferdousi Akhter told BSS.

The number of Covid-19 cases climbed to 40,228 as 614 new positive cases were reported after testing 1,926 samples at the Khulna Medical College Laboratory and two other Covid-19 laboratories in the division during the last 24 hours till this noon, she said.

Of the total new positive cases, 163 were detected in Khulna, followed by 102 in Bagerhat, 90 in Jashore , 71 in Kushtia, 57 in Chuadanga, 44 in Satkhira, 31 in Meherpur, 25 in Narail, 24 in Jhenidah, seven in Magura in the division, the health official added.

A total of 41,328 infected patients were admitted in different hospitals as 33,174 have been recovered and 726 died while the rest are undergoing treatment at their respective homes in the division,” Dr. Ferdousi continued.

Talking to BSS today, Divisional Director (Health) Dr. Rasheda Sultana said the number of total fatalities currently stands at 726 in the division while seven more deaths were reported on Sunday.

Of the new fatalities two each are in Jashore and Kushtia, one each in Khulna, Narail and Meherpur districts in the division.

The district-wise break-up of the death tolls are 194 in Khulna, 132 in Kushtia, 91 in Jashore, 64 in Chuadanga, 58 in Jhenidah, 57 in Bagerhat, 52 in Satkhira, 28 in Narail, 27 in Meherpur and 23 in Magura.

“The average casualty rate among all 40,228 Covid-19 positive cases now stands at 1.80 percent in the division,” she mentioned.

On the other hand, a total of 125 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while others 218 were released in all 10 districts of the division in the last 24 hours till 12 this noon .

A total of 80,380 people had, so far, been kept under home quarantine and isolation at hospital.

Of them, 78,810 have now been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their respective 14-day quarantine period and 65,114 are currently remaining in home or institutional quarantine in the division.