At least sixteen people were died while undergoing treatment at the Covid-19 unit of Rajshai Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours.
Among the dead, ten people were died from coronavirus infections while six people died with Covid-19 like symptoms.Deputy Director of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital, Saiful Ferdous, confirmed the matter.
“Of the deceased, nine were from Chapainawabganj district, six from Rajshahi, and one from Naogaon districts,” he added.
As many as 225 Covid-19 patients are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital, he said.
With the fresh deaths, the district's fatality count has reached 93 people since May 24. Of them, 56 were confirmed Covid patients.
In the past 24 hours, some 32 people have been admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 symptoms. Of them, 13 are from Rajshahi district, 15 from Chapainawabganj, three from Pabna and one from Natore district, said sources at the hospital.
Mentionable, this is the highest death in a single day at the hospital, Saiful Ferdous said.