Local health authorities recorded 14 more Covid-related deaths in Chattogram district in 24 hours till Sunday morning.
During the period, 709 people tested positive for Covid-19 after the test of 2,082 samples in nine laboratories, said Chattogram Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi.Seven of the deaths were reported from the city while the rest from different upazilas of the district.
So far, 65,008 people have been infected with the virus while 771 died in the district.
Of the total infected people, 416 were from Chattogram city and the rest 293 from different upazilas of the district.
The infection rate is very high in Sitakunda upazila, said sources at the Civil Surgeon office.