Thirteen more persons died at the coronavirus unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) over 24 hours till 8:00am on Sunday.
With this, the district's Covid-19 and suspected death toll climbed to 174 since May 24.Of them, six were Covid-19 positive while the rest had symptoms, the sources said.
Six of the deceased were above 60.
A total of 341 samples were tested at the hospital in the last 24 hours, and of them, 183 tested positive for coronavirus.
However, daily infection rate of Covid-19 rose to 53.67 percent in Rajshahi in 24 hours till this morning.
The infection rate was 38.34 percent yesterday.