Khulna reported 48 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,689.
Beside, 1, 588 more people tested positive for the virus, raising the number of total cases to 74, 780.Dr Rasheda Sultana, divisional director of health, confirmed this information on Tuesday.
Of the deceased, fourteen are from Khulna, ten from Jashore, nine from Kushtia, five from Jhenaidah three each from Narail and Meherpur, two from Chuadanga and one each from Bagerhat and Satkhira.
Apart from, 48,111 people have been cured from the disease so far.
Khulna reported its first Coronavirus case on March 19 last year.