Thirteen people died at the Covid-19 unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in 24 hours (till 8am on Monday).
With this, the district's Covid-19 and suspected death toll climbed to 216 in last twenty-one days since June 1.Of the deceased, six were Covid-19 positive and rests were suspected cases, said RMCH Director Brig Gen Shamim Yazdani.
Among the deceased, three hailed from Rajshahi, six from Chapainawabganj, three from Naogaon and one from Natore.
Sixty-two patients were admitted to the RMCH coronavirus unit over 24 hours till this morning, the director also said. Total number of admitted patients at present is 402.