CHATTOGRAM, June 18, 2021 (BSS) – A total number of recovered patients from coronavirus rose to 47,582 with the healing of 144 more people in the last 24 hours.
“The healed patients were discharged from different home isolations and Dedicated Corona Isolation Hospitals of the district as two consecutive real-time PCR tests were found negative,” said Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram.
The health official said, adding that the percentage of recovery rate stands at 85.46.
Meanwhile, a total of 222 more people were tested positive for Covid-19 after testing 1,151 samples in the last 24 hours at eight COVID-19 laboratories in the district till Thursday evening, climbing the number of infections to 55,668.
According to the hospital sources, the infection rate is 19.29 percent during the period.
The daily new infection figure shows a slight enhanced compared to the previous day’s figure of 169, but the recovery rate also enhancing continusly in the district in recent weeks Dr Rabbi also told BSS today.
Among the infected patients 134 are from Chattogram city and 88 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 deaths on Thursday the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Chattogram steady 654.
Among the reported fatalities, 453 were the residents of the port city and the rest 187 were from different upazilas of the district, he said.
Among the total 54,740 coronavirus infected people, 43,982 are the residents of the port city and the rest 11,746 are the inhabitants of different upazilas of the district.
A total of 6202 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at designated hospitals here.