Thirteen people died at the Covid-19 unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in 24 hours (till 8am on Tuesday).
With this, the district's Covid-19 and suspected death toll climbed to 229 since June 1.Of the deceased, five were Covid-19 positive and rests were suspected cases, said RMCH Director Brig Gen Shamim Yazdani.
Among the deceased, twelve hailed from Rajshahi and one from Natore.
Fifty-six 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 393.