One person has died while 158 others have tested positive for Covid in the past 24 hours in Chapainawabganj district, officials said on Thursday morning.
Chapainawabganj Civil Surgeon Dr Zahid Nazrul Chowdhury said the samples of 823 people were tested for Covid. "Of them, the results of 158 people have emerged positive."With this, a total of 2,976 people have been found infected with the virus in the district to date. Also, 62 people have so far died from Covid-19 in the district. So far, 1,464 people have recovered.
On Tuesday, after the end of a 14-day strict lockdown in Chapainawabganj district, the local administration imposed restrictions on public movement to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission.
The new restrictions will remain in force till June 16.