Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Director General Prof Dr Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam has said more than 50 percent of coronavirus or Covid-19 infected people are from rural areas of the country are now receiving treatment at different hospitals in the country.
He came up with the information while talking to journalists after a meeting on Monday.
“Rainy season is going on. Many people assume that they are suffering from common cold-fever or cough despite having their Covid-19 infection. In such a way, they are not coming under tests for Covid-19 or refraining from doctor's advice. We have advised field level health workers to do miking in the villages and also asked them to look for the patient at homes, ” he also said.