Barisal logged 22 new Covid deaths in 24 hours till Monday morning, the division's highest single-day fatalities this year, said divisional health department authorities.
Among them, 19 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), two in Barguna and one in Jhalakathi.Besides, 575 people were infected with the deadly virus during this period.
Among the 575 fresh Covid cases in the division, 216 Covid cases have been identified in Barisal district alone. So far, 9,612 people have been infected with Covid-19 in the district.
On Sunday, the division recorded the highest single-day Covid cases at 710.
So far, some 22,684 patients have been identified in the division to date and 15,938 of them have recovered.
Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said 352 patients have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.
According to SBMCH authorities, 47 more patients were admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning.Besides, 307 covid patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of the SBMCH.