3 die, 49 test positive for Covid-19 in C’nawabganj


CHAPAINAWABGANJ, June 15, 2021 (BSS)- Three more persons died of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours raising the total number of deaths to 77 in the district.

“The number of Covid-19 cases climbed to 3,217 as 49 more people were detected positive after testing 418 samples in the district during the period while the infection rate is 11.72 percent,” sources of the Civil Surgeon Office in Chapainawabganj confirmed.

Of the new fatalities, all the three were reported from Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila.

Among the newly detected patients, 12 people are from Sadar upazila, 20 from Shibganj upazila, 12 from Gomastapur upazila, four from Nachole upazila and one from Bholahat upazila.

A total of 1,343 patients, in which 71 in dedicated Covid-19 hospital and others in home quarantine, are undergoing treatment in the district while 1,800 patients have so far recovered from the deadly disease here, the sources added.